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“Home” by Maggie Sue T.

As the heavy clouds erupt, rain falls from the sky A cold chill engulfs the night air The dampness declares war on the bones within The aches and the pain has attacked the body As the rain falls I can … Continue reading

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“Bullying” by Maggie Sue T.

What lies in the shadows should stay Bullying innocent people is not the way. Pick on innocent people who cannot defend Themselves.Does that make you feel tough, Do you feel good about yourself?Too bad you cannot pick on someone who … 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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“An Oddity” by Harry Kuhn

As I look at my watch curious thoughts pass through my mind. It is a pocket watch, which is not typical in these days, but that is not what I think of most when I gaze at the face of … 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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“Writing gives voice to homelessness”: Western Journalism article on Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group & its participants

Our sincere thanks to Ben Forrest, Western Journalism student, for his thoughtful article on the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group and its participants. Follow the link below to read the article, featured in the Western Journalism Report: http://westernreport.fims.uwo.ca/index.php/writing-voices-realities-of-homelessness/

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“Breath” by Colin Nickle

Fearless grasp of sunrise your honeyed polished body longing seraphic muse kissed words reveal tangerine and a herald of wainscot blue early the landscape of your naked flavours saved from the wrong side of virginity guilty the thrust ripped soaring … Continue reading

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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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“What or who is a bully?” by P.C.A.W. (shared at the Nov. 14th magazine release event)

Definitions: Bully: n (plural bullies) A person, especially a child, who hurts or intimidates others weaker than him or herself. Bullying: n The process of intimidating or mistreating someone weaker or in a more vulnerable situation. Based on this definition, … Continue reading

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