Category Archives: Creative Works

The Devil You Say

This is a work of fiction. image by Sammy Sander on pixabay — free for use under their content licence I went in search of the Devil. Surely, I thought, there must be someone to blame for this mess. At … Continue reading

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Unreal

This is a work of fiction. ai generated image by pixabay contributor anyamaya; free to use under pixabay’s content licence It was about that time that she realized that she liked her imaginary friends better than her real ones. They … Continue reading

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Untethered, Still

This is #31 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk, hike, and explore in my local community. Cartoon by Michael Leunig Oh, people! I know we’re supposed … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Required

comic by Reza Farazmand Nothing is required for things to appear exactly as they appear. Time is not required: for time is just something we imagine because we can’t make sense of everything-only-apparently-happening all-at-once. Causality and consequence are not required: … Continue reading

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Not Knowing

The verbs we use to confirm or refute our acceptance of the beliefs and worldviews of those we know, comprise a sort of code, like a hidden handshake, or a shaken fist. We are asked whether we condone or condemn … Continue reading

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Story

This is a work of fiction. story … and then, sometimes, I will just believe your whole story, every little hairy audacious detail of it: the tryst, the mystery, the close calls and near-misses, the sidelong glances that you knew … Continue reading

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A Dragon, Several Stories High

This is #30 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk, hike, and explore in my local community. a children’s book about the dangers of ignoring a problem … Continue reading

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Quack

This is #28 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk, hike, and explore in my local community. mergansers in Bowen Island’s lagoon; my own photo I‘m sitting … Continue reading

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Three Characters Walk Into a Bistro…

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Separate

This is #27 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk, hike, and explore in my local community. photo by Laitche at wikimedia, CC-BY-SA 4.0. Taken at Daisen … Continue reading

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