Books 11 and 12 (2018)

Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur. Pub 2015 The Other Side of Ourselves, by Rob Taylor. Pub 2011 Poetry time. I finished both of these on the same day, even though I started one a while ago. Insomnia is a great friend to making progress on the reading list. These two books couldn’t be more... Continue Reading →

Book report #23 (2017)

Poems that make grown women cry - ed. Anthony Holden and Ben Holden. Pub 2016 An interesting anthology - poems selected by a diverse group of women (mostly actors and celebrities) with an intro by each about the significance of the poem to them. Even without the intros, this would be a good, if eclectic,... Continue Reading →

Book of Treasures: Grade 8

Grade 8: September to December 1979, Souris Elementary School, Souris, PE. Teacher - Mr. D. MacDonald. January to June 1980, Van Bellingham Elementary School, Winnipeg, MB. Teacher – Mrs. A. Enns. In the summer before Grade 8, we moved with my dad to Souris, PE, a tiny town in Eastern Prince Edward Island. The change... Continue Reading →

Book report #2 (2017)

Love Sonnets and Elegies, by Louise Labé.  I was introduced to Louise Labé last year - a site on FaceBook posted one of her poems (Sonnet 18, "Kiss me, rekiss me, & kiss me again") on Valentines Day, as a promotion for a reissue of their English translation. I was hooked. A 16th-century quasi-feminist (I... Continue Reading →

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