Tuesday, 13 March 2018

pre-spring walkabout checklist

  • sidewalks clear
  • sidewalks with puddles
  • sidewalks with ice
  • sidewalks with puddles covered with ice
  • sidewalks with sand
  • sidewalks with gravel
  • sidewalks with ice de-melter sprinkled down
  • still standing christmas decorations
  • snow forts
  • snow people
  • thawing dog poop
  • dog poop in baggies
  • rabbit poops
  • melting windrows
  • squints in sunlight
  • rivulets of water
as winter winds down

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

riding the thread


been riding public transit for several weeks now
soon to wind down
and onto other things

words and yarns

'spinning away'
thanks brian eno
thanks john cale
a little inspiration along the way

Monday, 19 February 2018


the pigeons were busy roosting
above Alberta Avenue
all hovered together
and in fine communal form
just in time
for Family Day

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Monday, 5 February 2018

mimsy monday

one of us is under the weather today
not feeling up to his usual sprightly self
hoping that it passes as quickly as it came on
busses and kisses
to the small sir