Tag Archives: Poems

Hitching A Ride

I’ve been making moving preparations for last few months and if you ever moved, you know how time consuming it is. That hasn’t left much time for blogging or podcasts. One advantage of moving though is that you go through … Continue reading

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Miss Sweetie’s Hat

As some of you know, I’m a big fan of novels by Stacey Lee. She writes great stories set in various points throughout American history. Her latest is called The Downstairs Girl, set in the “Gilded Age” of the late nineteenth … Continue reading

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Gas City

It’s time for another episode of the Canadian Summer Podcast. In this episode the boys and Summer arrive in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Summer and Roy get to know each other, while Cale saves a cat and learns about knitting. Pretty … Continue reading

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Wild Geese

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a poem, but someone asked my to help translate a Chinese poem so I thought I’d post the results. Translating poems is tricky because usually understanding the literal meaning of the words … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Mercy Wong

Recently I read a book by Stacey Lee called Outrun the Moon. It is set during the 1906 San Fransisco earthquake and is a great story of friendship, love, and survival. Inspired by this  I decided to write a poem about … Continue reading

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Sammy the Chinese Cowboy

Since it is still National Poetry Month, I got motivated to do some cowboy poetry. What is cowboy poetry, you ask? It is just like it sounds: poems about cowboys and cowboy life. There are many cowboy poets and even … Continue reading

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