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Blossoms into Stars (kasen)

Kasen: “Blossoms into Stars” *  (Gabriola Island, July 18, 2014) Participating Poets & Verse Allocation: Sonja Arntzen (sabaki) 1, 9, 15, 22, 29, 36 Terry Ann Carter 7, 13, 20, 27, 34 Kim Goldberg 3, 11, 17, 25, 31 Carole … Continue reading

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A story emerges (haiku)

A story emerges from the forest, stands blinking in the sun (Poem & photo © Kim Goldberg)

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Language as a vector of pain

I recently had someone tell me he disowns me. This struck me as an incongruous turn of phrase since he never owned me to begin with (nor does anyone else for that matter), thereby making disownership a non sequitur, a … Continue reading

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Twelve pot plants (haiku)

Twelve pot plants make national news in family feud (Poem & image © Kim Goldberg)

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Shield

SHIELD Kim Goldberg On this solstice morning through slits of light in the privacy screen I planted to shield myself from my neighbour (who is in no way offensive but merely there) I glimpse pieces of a doe gliding past— … Continue reading

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Tragic News of Roy Ostling

Kim Goldberg June 7, 2014 ~ Well-known Nanaimo photographer and writer Roy Ostling disappeared more than a week ago, on May 29. Yesterday, we received the tragic news that Roy’s body had been found in Surrey. This is the message Roy’s … Continue reading

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MISSING: Roy Ostling (Nanaimo)

June 7, 2014 UPDATE: Last night, Roy Ostling’s sister posted the following announcement on Facebook for the many hundreds of people who had mobilized to help search for Roy: “Dear friends, Thank you all for your tremendous support and compassion. Sadly, … Continue reading

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