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Scarlet Ice

One of my favorite erasure poems I have done, using text from Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. I really feel like I should do more erasure poems eventually, but doing them properly is quite a bit of work, and I can hardly get myself writing new material, let alone going through the selection process for an erasure. 97 more words


Wasted and Sick

Sometimes a blackout poem inspires some doodles to make it more interesting. Sometimes it inspires me to use phrases from it to write a longer poem.

This one did both.


Everything Continues

Sometimes things continue in spite of what we want and what we try to do to stop it all.


Today was a rough, but good day.

I went straight to the Indigenous Healing Centre this am and talked with some elders about learning more of my heritage and becoming part of the community. 263 more words

Life In General

Targeted harassment by trans activists

Trans activists are not happy. In recent days they have started a couple of petitions aimed at preventing a talk by Julie Bindel at the Working Class Movement Library in Salford as well as at stopping the broadcasting of a BBC programme called “Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?” to be diffused on 12 January on BBC Two. 787 more words


The Communards - Don't Leave Me This Way

Another huge #1 now, as The Communards’ UK#1 was in the chart for the last time on this day in the 80s, at #92. It was at the top for 4 weeks in September. 85 more words