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February blooms & berries in Barsby Park

February blooms and berries in Barsby Park amid the sodden blankets and cardboard of the city’s homeless population before the inevitable 58-unit riverfront condominium development supplants all with synthetic building materials and occupants. Photos © Kim Goldberg

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Welcome!

Welcome to Pig Squash Press! You have arrived at the cyber-home, alter ego, publishing imprint and creative conduit connecting me – Kim Goldberg – to the rest of the planet (and possibly beyond). My latest books are: Undetectable, a lyrical … Continue reading

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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…                               … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo: Day 4 – Christy Clark comes to town

BC Premier Christy Clark was in downtown Nanaimo today addressing the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s 2011 summit at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. The conference centre is just two doors away from the Occupy Nanaimo encampment in the Diana Krall … Continue reading

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Pender Island Poetry Reading

Join me on Pender Island Friday, October 7th as I perform work from RED ZONE (poems of homelessness) and Ride Backwards on Dragon (eerie alchemical poems) along with new work. This free performance begins at 7:00 pm at the Slow … Continue reading

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RED ZONE – Where will YOU sleep tonight?

   RED ZONE poems of homelessness & urban decay by Kim Goldberg September 2009 150 pages, 60+ photos  $18.95   By official estimates, three hundred people live and sleep on the streets of Nanaimo, British Columbia. On any given day, … Continue reading

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