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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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“More Resources” by Alan Blenkhorn

It is kind of funny You can live without money It’s easy Come with me To churches with lunch and dinner You can even be a sinner Soup kitchens Salvation Army and the mission Helping hands They really understand If … 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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“Why Are You Here?” by P.C.A.W.

How do I address the reason(s) for coming to Grit Uplifted? Yes, in the mid-1980s my family was homeless under the definition of ‘no fixed address.’ I paid rent on a storage unit for the big items and on a … Continue reading

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“What Lurks in the Shadows?” by Maggie Sue Traynor

What lurks in the shadows, it’s not always clear When the adrenaline rises , danger is near. Do not write off what you don’t understand For the warnings are detrimental, not all as planned. Deception: overpowering , and exists all … Continue reading

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Save the date! – Grit Uplifted Magazine Release Event

We are pleased to announce that we have set a tentative date for the release of the summer 2013 issue of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing and Arts Magazine, so be sure to mark it in your calendar: When: Thursday, … Continue reading

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“Rose Coloured Glasses” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Remove the rose coloured glasses then you’ll see clear The world around us is surrounded by fear Intimidation–a game they play Control seems to be the only way Accountability, quite clear to me The definition they do not see. Yes … Continue reading

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“I Give to Receive” by P.C.A.W.

The mail arrives today with three requests to donate money. It is all for a worthy cause, but good luck people. Your request will be joining all the others waiting for their chance at claiming my money. Yesterday, the telephone … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Week – personal essay: “WHAT IS DISCRIMINATION?” by Peter James

Promoting Mental Health Week in Your Community Every Canadian has the potential to live an optimal healthy life that includes good mental health. That’s why your participation in this year’s Mental Health Week is so important. Take a moment to … Continue reading

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Pillar Community Innovation Awards 2013

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The Pillar Community Innovation Awards celebrate nonprofits and charities and the individuals, businesses and government sector organizations who work with them to make our community brighter. Nominations must be received in the Pillar office by 4 PM … Continue reading

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