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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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“A Cry from Within” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The pain within buried so deep It does not dare to surface Tears that flow uncontrollably To remind me of the hidden pain                                                        It chose not to be forgotten Still buried deep within It is a constant reminder of … Continue reading

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“For the Young Mind” by Alan David Ross

Somewhere and at some point in time in your future, you will find a day.  It’s a day that you don’t yet know you are looking for… It’s hiding out there amongst all the other days that are as yet … 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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“Gratitude” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 2: Theme)

I must approach life with an attitude of gratitude. After all, I am lucky to still be alive. I can walk and talk about my accident in 1984. Listen up people! Wearing a helmet riding a bicycle is a smart … 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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