Monthly Archives: February 2011

Writing has a power all of its own … It can allow an exploration of cognitive, emotional and spiritual areas otherwise not accessible … The very act of creativity … tends to increase self-confidence, feelings of self-worth and motivation for life.

From Writing Cures by Gillie Bolton, senior research fellow in Medicine and the Arts at King’s College, London UK.

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Grit Uplifted writer performing at London Poetry Slam

Grit Uplifted writer performing at London Poetry Slam Cody Munroe, the talented poet behind the Recovery Story, “I’m about to tell you how I feel inside…” (http://www.supportnet.ca/1m-528/04-ab528/04c-Stories/rstg.html) posted on our blog January 25, 2011, is going to be showcasing her spoken … Continue reading

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Untitled poem by Colin Nickle

Fortune’s partner It’s presence It grows No man above man Equally flows To nature’s lock Oh so green In beautiful rows What seed will do abiding from what sows Aching the mud Little understanding Together a mastery and peace among … Continue reading

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Ancient Memories of a Tree (excerpt) by Esteban Lopez

“I remember when people used to respect us and treated animals as brothers. I remember they used just what they needed and that they had so much respect for the animals they ate. I remember when people were able to … Continue reading

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Stories from the Margins

Stories from the Margins Art and writing by sex trade workers past and present from Victoria, BC

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Slipping through the Crack by Alissa Demars

I lay my head down and cry now it’s time to say good-bye You helped me through, don’t get me wrong now you’re back where you belong I fight this fight every day It wasn’t easy to walk away. I’m … Continue reading

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My Dream by Ellis Donald Williams

Red cars, blue cars, green cars, fun cars Fast cars, come and see. Please play cars with me I don’t have a license I am only three. Mom says when I am four I can have some more Maybe big … Continue reading

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