Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Christmas” by Peter James

The large, fluffy, white flakes of snow drift lazily toward the ground. My mind is clear and free from thoughts of bills or even if I will have enough money to buy groceries. I am, for the moment at least, … Continue reading

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“Stage for Change” event: Addiction Services of Thames Valley POSSIBLE campaign launch

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Healing Palette art exhibit opening gala: Photo Album

Take a peak at some photos from the opening gala of The Healing Palette, an exhibit of art by individuals with lived experience of mental illness, which took place this past Saturday at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. This year’s … Continue reading

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“A Cry from Within” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The pain within buried so deep It does not dare to surface Tears that flow uncontrollably To remind me of the hidden pain                                                        It chose not to be forgotten Still buried deep within It is a constant reminder of … Continue reading

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“Silence Can Be Golden” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Accept the change, you have no choice. As time passes on, life continues. Are you prepared to try, or do you just give up? Are you prepared to take control, or will you be controlled? The decision is up to … Continue reading

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Grit Uplifted Magazine Issue #3 – Release Event Details

We are pleased to welcome everyone to a coffeehouse, reading and art exhibit in celebration of the release of the 3rd issue of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing & Arts Magazine. When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 7:00-8:30pm (only one week … Continue reading

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“For the Young Mind” by Alan David Ross

Somewhere and at some point in time in your future, you will find a day.  It’s a day that you don’t yet know you are looking for… It’s hiding out there amongst all the other days that are as yet … Continue reading

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“Point of View” by H. Kuhn

Yesterday, while thinking of suggestions for a point of view writing exercise at the Grit Uplifted writer’s group, a suggestion came to mind which I offered for consideration. The situation I suggested was from a real life experience where I, … Continue reading

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“Why” by Rebecca Wolfe

My eyelids flutter open, my vision still blurry from sleep.   I lay alone in a room, cool shell-pink walls wrapped around me. Outside the broad window the glorious July sun is shining, and the white curtains softening the window’s edges … Continue reading

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