Category Archives: Poetry

Poem: Necropolis

NECROPOLIS “Racial capitalism is the equivalent of a giant necropolis. It rests on the traffic of the dead and human bones.” -Achille Mbembe ~ By the end of the twentieth year of the third millennium after someone may or may … Continue reading

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Rave Review for Devolution in Vancouver Sun

I was thrilled to wake up Saturday morning to find Tom Sandborn’s rave review of my new book Devolution in the Vancouver Sun. He bills it an “elegant and ferocious collection of poems and fables. Like Magritte and other surrealist … Continue reading

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Devolution – Cover Reveal

Thrilled to unveil the cover for my latest book: Devolution – poems of the ecopocalypse. The cover art is a 1934 painting, “The Collective Invention,” by legendary Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte. Devolution will be released by Caitlin Press in … Continue reading

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You Are Here

“You are here” – My latest weathergram installation, now playing in Bowen Park (Nanaimo).  

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Devolution – poems of the Ecopocalypse

I am honoured to announce that I have just signed a contract with Caitlin Press for my next poetry book, currently titled Devolution. Devolution will be my 8th book and is my personal act of Extinction Rebellion. The poems and … Continue reading

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When Cancer Meets Poetry

I am honoured to be included in the recently launched book from Mansfield Press: Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology, edited by Priscila Uppal (RIP) and Meaghan Strimas. As many of you know, I have now survived (or am in a … Continue reading

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Undead Among Us!

They’re heeeere…. I was delighted to receive my contributor copy yesterday of UNDEAD: A Poetry Anthology of Ghosts, Ghouls, and More, from Apex Publications. If you’re a fan of speculative literature, you’ll want this collection, featuring more than 70 poets, … Continue reading

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Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology

I just received my contributor copy of the Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. WOWZERS! What a collection! I am so honoured to be included with my poem “Spawn” in this 460-page anthology edited by Melissa Tuckey, co-founder of Split … Continue reading

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Arrival (a triolet)

I am delighted to have my triolet “Arrival” published in the January 2018 issue of the Literary Review of Canada. The poetry theme for the January issue was ” Reflections on Canada’s 150th” — a topic that, for many poets, … Continue reading

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Burial

Burial The King of the Kookaburras feared seven words so he dug seven holes in the earth. He knew he wasn’t crazy— his angst was science-based. The interment of bad language was both duty and entitlement. One night while the … Continue reading

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