Forgiveness

I forgive you; powerful words.    The sign on the outside of an Italian restaurant across the street from my downtown Toronto condo shook me with its honesty.    Apparently, in the dark hours over one of the past couple of nights, someone decided to break the windows of this small Italian kitchen.    It […]

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Give Peace A Chance

What can we do as we no longer touch? When the handshake offers danger, and even a first bump comes too close, how can we — in this period of physical distancing — mark an occasion or relationship while we try to stay apart for safety sake? Even a smile has lost its power as […]

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shelter

Once a field, now a park, once a sapling. Now a tree we only notice when we want to. Through years and decades; centuries this city has grown around it, sucking up its precious oxygen. Burly limbs stretch out to shelter in rains, shade from a sun growing hotter each day . Through years, decades, […]

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