Monthly Archives: April 2007

“A Boy Falling Out of the Sky”

A painting by a Flemish artist (who died in 1569) of an ancient Greek myth – one which inspired an Englishman to write a poem after seeing it in a museum in Brussels in the 30s (a poem I studied … Continue reading

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“May Become Hot While In Use”

I’ve been back in Japan for seven years, and in that seven years, I have been able to function fairly well without a cell phone. I have a land line (which I had to purchase in 1993 for a ridiculous … Continue reading

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Lonesome No More

In early 1980, our new high school opened in Bedford, Nova Scotia. I was in the middle of Grade XI and we had been doing split shifts with the students of Sackville High for a year and a half. The … Continue reading

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