Monthly Archives: October 2012

Grit Uplifted Magazine – Issue #3 Release and Distribution Details

We are proud and excited to announce that we have published Issue #3 of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing & Arts Magazine featuring creative writing and visual art by people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or have experienced … Continue reading

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“Gratitude” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 2: Theme)

I must approach life with an attitude of gratitude. After all, I am lucky to still be alive. I can walk and talk about my accident in 1984. Listen up people! Wearing a helmet riding a bicycle is a smart … Continue reading

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“Knight Rider” by H. Kuhn

July can be hot in downtown Toronto. The pavement and concrete seem to radiate heat and, at times, magnify it. The forest of tall buildings along Bay Street, not far from the Eaton Centre, blocks the breezes and, in places, … Continue reading

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“The Parcel” by Rebecca Wolfe

The quilts arrived today in the post Unwrapping, unfolding I gaze tenderly upon mother’s creations I press my eager nose to cloth and inhale deeply The scent of her damp Vancouver Island home The scent of dried lavender from her … Continue reading

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Creative Minds Art Exhibition: Oct. 30-Nov. 10 at The ARTS Project

October 30 to November 10, 2012 Opening Reception Tuesday October 30, 6-9pm The Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychoses (PEPP) at the London Health Sciences Centre is proudly hosting its 6th biennial Creative Minds exhibition at The ARTS Project … Continue reading

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‘Putting a Picture to Poverty’ panel discussion at Landon Public Library

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Middlesex-Elgin Chapter presents a panel discussion at Landon Public Library on November 15th from 6:00-8:30pm to raise awareness about the experience of poverty in our area. Included in their panel will be an … Continue reading

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“The Fear of Being Discovered” by P.C.A.W. (inspired by Glen Allen’s “The Woman I Am”)

“The Woman I Am” by Glen Allen (from The Best Loved Poems of the American People, copyright 1936, Doubleday & Company, Inc., page 615) The woman I am Hides deep in me Beneath the woman I seem to be. She hides … Continue reading

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“From the Darkness to the Light” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Life is like a river—it starts out a little rough, then works its way into the steady flow of life. When we first come into this world, we are surrounded by darkness, then we re-enter the light. The transition we … Continue reading

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