then she speaks

On the lap papers shake...

Betrayal – Poem

The moment it happened, I felt your eyes on mine

Happy 150th Canada, and yet…

I love Canada, and yet... we have so far to go.

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Pesky – a poem

The constant buzz, sometimes louder as it flies by

15 Things I Learned in 2016

3. Life is short. 4. A picture is worth a thousand words but a single caption can skew perspective and incite passion. Things are taken out of context and made the current issue.

Dad – a poem

He used to shine my shoes. Image by Heather Button. Copyright ©

Dad He used to shine my shoes, said it was his military training, couldn’t abide the scuff marks. He used to offer mom broccoli, as a bouquet, every time they bought groceries. He would go for veggie burgers with a friend, though he wasn’t a vegetarian. He made sure we were all equal, treating everyone …

inclusive – a poem


Rules and codes were meant to be inclusive

surrender – a poem

Have you thought about my proposal? … read on ...

the day after – a poem

I had more questions than answers. ... read on ...

his callous smile – a poem

His callous smile, once intriguing, bolts of lightning makes me shiver … read on...

you should – a poem

Follow the yellow brick road, you say. Click to read the rest of the poem.

Forget Politics – a poem

Who cares what colour you present?

wires and metallic shards – a poem

Screws tighten, aligning the wrench just so it cannot go willy nilly, but behave as programmed.

exhausted – a poem

Feet ache, after a marathon of steps, too many to count.