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“A Gathering” by Colin Nickle

Supersede me Try your best Hunting is over Quiet the rest Chores to beckon Theories to reap Air in the rattle A red chest to keep Helmet one seeks Bugles and swords Abscond the reasons A wit to afford Truths … Continue reading

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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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“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 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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“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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“Deep Within” – song lyrics written in collaboration by 5 participants of Grit Uplifted

On Saturday August 25, 2012, the participants of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group learned about sounds and patterns in creative writing, and their exercise that day involved writing song lyrics using the guidelines and tips that were provided. The … Continue reading

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Writing Group Celebrations & Readings @ Central Library (September 1, 2012): Photo Album

Take a peak at a few of the photos from our most recent Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group “finale” at the Central Library on Saturday September 1, 2012. After presenting the writers with their certificates of achievement for participation in … Continue reading

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