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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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TOMORROW! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

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“City Life” by Harry Kuhn

Fiction based on a true event. Era 1985, approximately.    Tom looked around the subway car in confusion.  He was unable to understand why none of the dozen men and women sitting about the car appeared to be  paying attention … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Grit Uplifted Celebration & Launch Party

We are excited to announce that the launch and celebration for our summer publication will happen Thursday, October 3rd from 6:30-8:00p.m. in the Oasis Room at the London InterCommunity Health Centre (LIHC), located at 659 Dundas Street. A map to … Continue reading

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“Addiction” by Shane

He was a friend but he really put a strain on it and today was the day that you would tell him about the real world.  The closer you get the more you want to turn around and go away. … 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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“A Good Age” by Harry Kuhn

April is a busy month in my family for birthdays. One sister, one brother and I are April babies. I am not often in touch with the brother but I talk from time to time with my sister. Occasionally there … 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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“ADVENTURES IN MEDICINE” by H. Kuhn (shared at the Nov. 14th magazine release event)

My doctor looked puzzled by what he observed at my naval. He said it might be infected, as I had been told at the walk in clinic two days earlier, but the solid bump resembled a hernia protrusion. He decided … 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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