OOTC: September

Yes. I’m behind. Waaay behind. In September I spent a bit of time away from Toronto and road tripped with some friends around the Eastern coast of Canada. It was my first time on that side of the country, and the first time in a while where I was so constantly close to the ocean.…

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OOTC: May

Tulips are a strange phenomenon. They open and close with light and darkness, but over-extend every morning until eventually they are unable to close. Then their petals fall off and all you have are their naked heads. On that note, this month I am thinking about what it looks like to protect something when that…

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Shelf Life: The Seven Ages by Louise Glück

The Seven Ages must be read in short, consistent periods – over the course of a day, over the course of a week. Poems must be read and reread, sometimes immediately, sometimes after stepping away for a while. Short Verdict: I have mixed feelings about the consistency of the collection, as some poems don’t seem…

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