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The last time John Irving visited Ottawa, he was a child accompanying his step-father.
The two had travelled from Exeter, New Hampshire, for an important purpose. 1,598 more words
SATURDAY, NOV. 28
The Ottawa International Writers Festival is hosting the Chaudiere Books Fall 2015 poetry launch, with titles by Andy Weaver (this), Jennifer Londry (Tatterdemalion), Chris Turnbull (continua) and William Hawkins (The Collected Poems of William Hawkins); 5 p.m., The Manx Pub, 370 Elgin St. 354 more words
Another excerpt by Billy Collins from his introduction to Haiku in English, edited by Jim Kacian, ©2013:
Haiku is both easy and impossible to define. One can merely use dictionary language to say that a haiku is a short poem, usually in three lines, that uses natural imagery to evoke a feeling or mood. 66 more words