Christmas Morning in Barsby Park


And behold what appeared, dangling from the ever-dripping trees and shrubs sheltering the city’s homeless each night…

And on the back, it was written…






























































About Kim Goldberg

Kim Goldberg is a poet, journalist and the author of 8 books of poetry and nonfiction. Latest titles: DEVOLUTION (poems of ecopocalypse), UNDETECTABLE (her Hep C journey in haibun), RED ZONE (poems of homelessness) and RIDE BACKWARDS ON DRAGON: a poet's journey through Liuhebafa. She lives in Nanaimo, BC. Contact:
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6 Responses to Christmas Morning in Barsby Park

  1. LOVE these, Kim. You’re incredible the way you keep up your blog and platform, which as writers we must needs do every day of the year.
    Happy Hannukah, Light for Solstice, Merry Christmas.
    Yours impatiently for Christmas dinner,

    Trysh Ashby-Rolls, M.A. Distinction
    Author & Journalist
    writing on challenging social issues

    Regular Dept Contributor: ‘Grey Matters’ in Seaside Times
    ‘Unbecoming a Physician’ in Walk Yourself Home
    Left-Behind Dad: A father’s search for his missing children.
    Unbecoming a Physician: a double dose of psychiatrist-patient abuse
    Triumph: A journey of healing from incest

  2. john says:

    I AGREE WITH TRYSH.. great work kim. You may like my “the art of bad wrapping for men ” on facebook… lol

  3. Jano Thibodeau says:

    ~ PRAISE TO YOU ~ KIM ~ ALL the energy YOU have given in making these visual GIFTS that are now merrily dancing on the TREES in Barsby Park are also vibrating through out the Cosmos ~ just awesome creativity ~j.

  4. Kim Goldberg says:

    Thank you Trysh, John & Jano for your comments! 🙂

    • jano thibodeau says:

      Kim ~ wonder of beauty woman, your presence in the many creative images, words, cards, colorful ribbons, bows to trees, Barsby Park, the underbrush reveal scents, yes, I feel the Essence…

  5. beverly modloff says:


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