These images were done during our Covid isolation.
Time is inspired by the emotions of time. The now is where time does not exist.
A collection of artwork with Spring in mind.
The illustrations are done with ink on paper and all measuring @ 5″X7″.
This artwork uses layers of collage and mixed media to portray memory, drawing on city life, poetry, art history, and other urban influences.
Celebrating the differences. Acrylic and charcoal on canvas.
A quiet scene from the Reiffel Bird Sanctuary on the Fraser River Estuary, near Vancouver, B.C.
Paintings and sculptures.
Drawing of Garcia Lorca.
White paper clay sculptures, various designs.
Using a tilt-shift lens and post-processing for the colors, I created this photo of a Paris street that looks like a vein of gold.
Assorted paper white clay sculptures.
After the long, cold, dark winters I find the spring so invigorating. I finally started photographing budding flowers and green city views again.
From Stanley Park and Yaletown, to Granville Island and False Creek, I share eight of my favorites over the years.
A look at the current literary scene as someone sees it (mainly).
One Courageous Translator Kept Readers in the Soviet Union Waiting Years to Find out
A book review of Ali Bryan’s new novel, The Hill.
There are pros and cons to ghostwriting, which this article aims to elaborate on.
Locations and contexts of sub-human brutalities.
The adaptation and reclaiming of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
When inspiration is gone something remains, writing.
An appreciation of Russian writer Aleksandr Chakovsky, who, despite being a loathsome Stalinist toady, wrote at least one really good book.
A short personal essay on vulnerability and the writing process.
A review of Kym Cunningham’s debut collection of personal essays; Difficulty Swallowing.
Women writers in the 19th and 20th Centuries were far ahead of their time.
Is inspiration ephemeral or damn hard work? One writer provides his thoughts on this perennial subject.
London. May, 1916. Harry Strange makes a momentous decision. He fears his wife’s reaction, but in his angst, he overlooks an important occasion.
Conner cheats on his wife on gay sex apps, but he doesn’t believe he’s gay.
Cats don’t have nine lives any more than humans do.
Coming to terms that being rich and well off does not mean that you are a human being.
Desert winds whip up memories of unrequited love and a reunion for a young woman.
When concern over politics becomes more important than health.
Showing her newfound magickal prowess to the ruler of Avakal, Sana is forced to confront her true enemy.
A special day in the life of a working couple whose relationship is fraying under the stress caused by one partner’s success.
Unfortunately, sometimes self-awareness arrives long after the opportunity to make a difference.
Sleeping hearts are woken by a dancing flash of light, deep within the forest canopy, under the Big Sky.
Standing in a moonlit alley a glint of light on broken glass on wet black tar.
A legal secretary gets a peek at the reality behind her lush fantasy life.
We’ve heard about witches, books, and historical monuments being burned to ash, but what happens when it becomes writers instead?
From this side of truth
Lies fall twisted at the gate
I thought at first it was a play, and wondered who would enjoy such stasis and pretension.
My legs shake as I climb the 100th step, scan the green-toothed horizon, see grey clouds snake through the unploughed hills of Inner Mongolia.
A poem that depicts the beauty and the power of the present moment.
My poems are like an old man in the park doing slow motion calisthenics.
A meditation on anxiety.
Two girls took another girl to the woods
A poem about aging, about feeling that your friends are leaving you behind. An insecure one.
A poem about someone struggling with depression and can’t find the way out.
We all know a rut for what it is. It’s easy to be compulsive when depressed.
The Past seemed as real or more than whatever thin present showed its face.
The intersection of politics, commerce, and the American landscape.
A Transformative poem that inspires thought about what freedom means.