Category Archives: Other Writing

I AM NOT A HIPSTER: (Nobody Is…)

Recently it has come to my attention that at least a few of my friends/family think of me as a “hipster”. My friend, we’ll call him “Tall”, has also been referred to as a hipster in certain circles… and both … Continue reading

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Listen, Son

I am saying this to you as you lie asleep with one little paw crumpled under your cheek and the curls stickily wet on your plump forehead. I have stolen into your room alone. Just a few minutes ago, as … Continue reading

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3.0

Suddenly a bump, a surge under foot. We look around for a sign that what we felt was real and we ask the others if they felt it too. Most of them didn’t. They tell us that we are just … Continue reading

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The force that urges this thing inside of me into being threatens to pull me into the ground. I awake in terror: my blanket soaked, my mouth dry. This mirror, a supposed gift, and eventual curse, greets me as soon … Continue reading

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Youth and Young Manhood

My first memories mostly revolve around family.  I remember my grandfather.  He fed me Roger’s Golden Syrup by the spoonful to ‘sweeten me up’.  He fed me liverwurst too: to this day, I am not quite sure what that did.  … Continue reading

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The Strange Habits of Islanders I: Sheila

Sheila stands in the small entrance-way of her Esquimalt home for an inordinately long period of time this morning.  Against the wall beside the front closet leans a full length mirror.  It is the only functional looking-glass in her modest, … Continue reading

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