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The Mouse Trap by Victor Doxtator

Wendell sat on a log and blew an elongated cloud of cigarette smoke into the air. It disintegrated immediately, like a bomb blowing up. While Bert and Sammy chatted like squirrels, Wendell took inventory of what he accomplished today. Yes, … Continue reading

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The Three Mouseketeers by Victor Doxtator

Wendell raised the back of his jacket collar to shield his neck from the icy wind and snow. Two more blocks and he would reach the secret path that would lead to his hideout. Would Bert and Sammy be there? … Continue reading

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“A Woman in Time” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Tired, warn out face Salt and pepper hair sets the pace The fragile body that I see Respected lady, I do agree She lives alone, no one around A couch, two chairs is all I found A peaceful soul I … Continue reading

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You Never Left Me (Allegory) – Alan Blenkhorn

Parents Separated Children Sent away Others Stray To find their way Out of sight The quiet fight A living Misery Seemingly Very, very Wrong Everything now gone! Life Isn’t Right Past Another insight A loner Bi Polar Without Medication To … Continue reading

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“Trinket: A Sequel” by Victor Doxtator

This is a sequel to Trinket, which was awarded an honourable mention in the July 2013 edition of Grit Uplifted. Trinket was starving. His last decent meal was seven days ago. He wanted to get to the soup kitchen by … Continue reading

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“As Remembrance Day approaches” by Maggie Sue Traynor

As Remembrance Day approaches, the time we set aside To honour and remember Our Vets with Integrity and Pride. You did your tour of duty and yet you still must fight, In honour of an agreement to protect our human … Continue reading

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TOMORROW! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

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Save the Date! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

We are excited to announce that the launch and celebration for our summer publication will happen Thursday, October 3rd from 6:30-8:00p.m. in the Oasis Room at the London InterCommunity Health Centre (LIHC), located at 659 Dundas Street. A map to … Continue reading

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“Addiction” by Shane

He was a friend but he really put a strain on it and today was the day that you would tell him about the real world.  The closer you get the more you want to turn around and go away. … Continue reading

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“Home” by Dan Lenard

The alone lead solitary lives, and sometimes suffer from loneliness. This is not good living. A new economy of human inter-relationships will build more healthy neighborhoods, and will inspire the community to thrive. Getting to know your neighbor lessens isolation. … Continue reading

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