​Post Archive

  • 23 March, 2007

    I entered. I won. Crazy, crazy judges. This is the poem. Notes to self re: world water day poem - put in something on the history of fountains - something on chemistry, how hard it is to fathom atoms, protons, neutrons, let alone compounds, valencies, two hydrogen and one oxygen

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  • 14 March, 2007

    Here in the Okanagan, we irrigate an arid landscape to grow apples (which don't pay anymore) and grapes. I'm thinking I should sign up for the World Water Day Poetry Slam organized by Nancy Holmes' students at UBC Okanagan, March 20, 11.30-1.30 pm in the Sun Room (really just the

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  • 16 February, 2007

    February 23 I'll be at Vancouver Writes at Performance Works, Granville Island: Get ready for an engaging, interactive evening of wordplay that will bring together aspiring and established writers to produce instant literature. Join host Billeh Nickerson, Caroline Adderson, Elizabeth Bachinsky, Kevin Chong, Steven Galloway, Zsuzsi Gartner, Genni Gunn, C.C.

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  • 16 February, 2007

    Today marks the end of UBC Okanagan's first Outweek. Who knew Mark Tewksbury was so funny and gracious? Who knew he'd led a cheer at the pre-Olympic Canadian national team swim camp: "I'm a beaver, you're a beaver, we are beavers all. And when we get together, we do the

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  • 16 February, 2007

    Lookie, lookie, I have a web site. How about that. It makes me feel sort of shy. It makes me wonder how to spell "lookie." I kind of think it's really "lookee," only that looks wrong, too. But, um, anyway, hi. (Tentative wave.) Hi. Or, as Elwy Yost used to

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