Ecstasy (A Poem)

This is a love poem, but blogging it is also an elegy. The magazine it originally appeared in circa 2014 (print, no less), was the now-defunct From the Well House. It's a shame when any creative endeavour has to end, although I may have been part of the problem, being that I never knew until... Continue Reading →

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Burn It Down Slow: On Canadian Cannabis Legalization

Today, millions of cannabis users light up in solidarity around the world. In Canada, it is an especially interesting day, given that last week the Liberal government proposed the Cannabis Act, to de-schedule and heavily regulate cannabis in Canada. While imperfect, the bill is yet another nail pulled from the coffin in which prudes and... Continue Reading →

Canada 150 – Coast to Boundless Coast

I know patriot comes loaded with whatever hero narrative your country or culture loves and/or hates. For me, it's somewhat of a slander. It comes with the kind of fanaticism that tears apart populations and upholds borders for the sake of a population's "purity". But I guess in some vague definitions, I am a patriot.... Continue Reading →

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