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The Booksie Classic House

Mother Goose never expected this. Prepare to have your childhood spat on and kicked around as you read about the life and times of Jack and Jill(ian). Jack is an orphan, living alongside George, a silver tongued comedian, and Simon, a quiet, aloof fiddle player. The three of them make… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 15, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Taking Our Sweet Little Time" Read More

Poem / Humor

November 01, 2013

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The whole poem is complete nonsense, it just rhymes, and within the poem itself it states its purpose...Here's my defense: ..."I hear your laughter"...so..."when folks are down, with one big frown, it never hurts he who takes a curtsy," if someone makes a fool of himself if he can lift… Read More

Poem / Humor

October 26, 2013

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The whole poem's a farce that rhymes Read More

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The account of a kids greed turning into regret. Read More

Essay / Humor

May 26, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

An essay showing how ungrateful animals actually are. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 27, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

wrote this sitting by the side of a lake, watching geese swim around. I've always prefered geese to swans, perhaps as a middle child I feel an innate sympathy towards the underdogs, the overlooked, the second best. Or it could be because in the Christmas play at school, I was… Read More

Book / Memoir

September 01, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

Twenty-five years ago they bought a homestead, in the middle of Vancouver Island, on the water’s edge. There are still reflections off the small lake at the foot of Mount Benson- of gardens and vineyards and woodland encounters. Westwood Lake Chronicles is a dreamscape diary, a backyard inventory of life… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Hey there! This is my second contest, this time for Mother Goose nursery rhymes! Read More

Book / Other

January 27, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

A young goose is left behind during migration due to being weak and sick. Her spirit, however, is strong. She ends up living with a carinal who she is constantly trying to trust. The innumerable secrets he keeps from her don't make it any easier. She also finds another bird… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

“Longtime nah see you,” said Daddy. “Yeah man almost 35 years,” Juggernaut shook Daddy’s shoulders as if he was shaking Indian Goose Berry tree to drop the fruits to the ground. Daddy appeared happy to Juggernaut’s gesture. “So you came back to the island for good nah.” “Yeah man, there… Read More
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