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That moment The moment that affects all others That choosing of a different shade of life. The hair, a filament, That splits before and after. The root Of hesitation.
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Omar. He spoke English, French, German Arabic and Russian well, and a few others passably. Born in Jordan of ‘ethnic Russian’ parents, he was my ‘exotic flame’. Omar’s passion at the time was writing plays, and he supported himself as … Continue reading
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Legalize drugs? Duh!
A lot of people I know smoke cigarettes. Most drink alcohol. Yes, some have problems resulting from these activities. But for the most part, they know what they are consuming. And above all, no one is being murdered over it, … Continue reading
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Are we inclusive… or excluding?
Long ago, when neighbours fought any large development, I joined in the fray. When Doctors’ Hospital was proposed in the Kensington Market area of Toronto, I jumped on the bandwagon of fear and loathing, anticipating some horrible, overcrowded, crime-ridden scene, … Continue reading
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Headlines that sell “news”
We are all potential victims of those who make a living at others’ expense. They might argue that they have a right to profit regardless of consequences, that if you are a victim, it’s because of your own ignorance. I’m thinking … Continue reading
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One war souvenir with blue eyes…
The guy sitting in the underground path to the Manulife Center, just after our lovely lunch, had obviously been in a horrifying accident – perhaps something like an “IED”* in Afghanistan, I imagined; or a car accident that involved a … Continue reading →