Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Sweet Success” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Success in the only way To accomplish revenge so they say You could go out of your way to hurt someone But how do you feel when the day is done. Positive achievements under my belt Buoyant energy is what … Continue reading

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“My Final Words” by Maggie Sue Traynor

You do not listen, you do not care Then what in the hell are you doing there You are so stubborn, you do not hear Your life is so empty, it’s perfectly clear. I honestly feel that you don’t belong … Continue reading

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Articles from 2009 in London Free Press and The Londoner featuring Grit Uplifted

The first community event at which the members of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group were invited to share their work was London’s World Suicide Prevention Day walk in Gibbons Park on September 10, 2009. We were so proud to have two of … Continue reading

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More Poetry by Vincent on YouTube!

Check out more of Vincent’s moving and thought-provoking poetry on YouTube, and subscribe to his channel to get regular updates! http://www.youtube.com/user/maplesyruppoet    

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“I’m Not Al Capone” by Vincent Costello

Hello stranger, why so afraid? I’m not Al Capone, Nor the embodiment of a can of Raid The separation between us? What is it my friend? Like two continents pulling away And may never – get back together- again Apples … Continue reading

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Support our poets at the London Poetry Slam this Friday!

Come on out this Friday night at 7:30pm to support some of our talented poets from Grit Uplifted in the April Poetry Slam at APK Live (340 Wellington Street at York Street, entrance off York). Click on the link below for event … Continue reading

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Why Me? (Homeless) by Maggie Sue Traynor

When I was homeless I felt so low I really had no place to go. A new way of life, I had no clue. For the unknown is scary, isn’t that true All my dignity was stripped from me I … Continue reading

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“Ocean” by Colin Nickle

I am the unexpected Piece of eggshell In your 3 minute Soft boiled start Causing your communication To bleed I am moist Belgian chocolate That parts your lips Slowly, sensually Yours with that gift of Dove-white voluptuousness Now with silver … Continue reading

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“Election Time is Finally Here” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The time has come it is quite clear. Election time is drawing near All three main parties tend to say Vote for us on election day. We only have your best interest at hand. I’m sure that you will understand … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: Creating and Living Stories for Hope and Change

A spring day workshop presented by: The International Journal of The Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice IJCAIP Creating and Living Stories for Hope and Change June 4, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Windermere Manor, London, Ontario Accessing and creating … Continue reading

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