Here we are a year after the Inaugural Indigenous People's Day. A lot has happened in the last year. There's been apologies... the first being from the Canadian Prime Minister who, instead of embracing the inaugural day, went on vacation. Idiot. There's also been apologies from the Catholic Church and namely, the Pope. Whether this… Continue reading The 2nd Indigenous Peoples Day. What Does This Mean?
Do You Know How to Read a Poem?
As we wind up Poetry Month, I'd like to know if you've ever read a poem in front of an audience? It's not easy. There are things you need to consider so I wanted to share this video with you from last years Ryga Festival. Reading a poem in front of others is intimidating. You… Continue reading Do You Know How to Read a Poem?
April is Poetry Month: My Poem: Humbled Through Truth
Just recently, Pope Francis offered an apology on behalf of the Catholic church to the Indigenous peoples of Canada. This was for the churche's actions, and lack thereof, in the residential schools throughout he 20th Century. This is a step forward in the healing. This poem below, I wrote last year when unmarked graves were… Continue reading April is Poetry Month: My Poem: Humbled Through Truth