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PLANET PONTIX by Ashley Diana Wren

PIECE NO 1. – OCTOBER 30th/ 2017 To my readers, this was the second exercise we did at writing class on Saturday. I know when I wrote this I had my main character Emmeline in my head. Also Emmeline is … Continue reading

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“The Phoenix” by Maggie Sue Traynor

From the egg and from the womb, she is born into this world. Time for her to be taught the survival techniques needed For her to rise and survive in this world. Life starts off to be rather enjoyable; everything … Continue reading

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“Get me out of this place!” by PCAW

From Week 3, Setting. Where am I? When I laid down last night, I was inside my tent beside a rippling lake, with a cooling breeze fluttering the tent flaps. This is–how can I explain it?–something akin to a marshmallow … Continue reading

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Visit Grit Uplifted at the Indie Media Fair at Central Library tomorrow, March 9th!

Come join us for the 8th Annual Indie Media Fair at the London Public Library Central Branch on March 9th from 11 am – 4 pm.  Stop by to see us at the Grit Uplifted table between 11 and 2, and check out other great indie vendors and … 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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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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“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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“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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