Exploring silence

Silence. I have been contemplating silence in my life for a few weeks now. I even created a collage about it to see where I stand in regards to it. What came up: It seems like I need silence   A few times this year, I had this urge to go and walk somewhere. Just…

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On Commitment

I found this in my stuff: “If you don’t make a total commitment to whatever you are doing, then you start looking to bail out the first time the boat starts leaking. Its tough enough getting that boat to shore with everybody rowing, let alone when a person stands up and starts putting their life jacket…

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Coming back home

I understand that there are many places I can call home. Montreal: my home city. Where I was born and raised. Raised my children. Had a career. It is one of the most amazing city I know. The mood is unique. Lac-au-Saumon: my mother’s hometown. Everytime I go back there, I feel at home on…

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That was April

This April, I joyfully embarked on the journey of the A to Z blog challenge and NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month). And what I won’t tell is that I was registered for Camp NaNoWriMo also. A full exciting month ahead. Now, I look back and this is what April looks like. 19/26 A to Z…

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Strong hearts, strong souls

Little drum little drum, please show me how to sing* Little drum little drum, please show me how to sing Rising like a moon with breathless beauty Feeble tremors awakening our sleeping hearts So my voice can be heard So my voice can be heard So my voice can be heard One voice chanting the…

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Heart in a jar

There is a heart in a jar made of glass Protected piece of art in a deserted museum Its colour so bright it makes you wonder If it will ever come to life I stare for long hours annoyed by the silence Of this abandoned treasure laying lifeless Screaming at the glass hoping for a…

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S – Spiral notebooks

I said I would talk about that. There is nothing much to say actually. Spiral notebooks are the BEST notebooks EVER for writing. The spirals shouldn’t be too big: you don’t want to scratch your wrist all the time. The spirals shouldn’t be too small: the page can turn smoothly. The pages are flat, for esay…

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