Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Volleyball Prose

You know who you are – we spoke in the gym Though your eyes were half closed with fatigue A promise I made and a smile you bade As we ducked from the volleyball besiege “I’m tired”, you said as … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Go With You

I couldn’t wake in time today To go with you to walk Too tired, too weak, too dreary a morn – I guess I missed our talk It wasn’t long till I was up All dressed and fed and alert … Continue reading

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Called Home

You. And You. And also You. You are the chosen ones. You are the ones called home. Emily and I were diagnosed at almost the same time.  Different cancers – different treatments.  She seemed healthier – better chances. How are … Continue reading

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My Amuse-Bouche

It’s almost time  – that time again When I can pick and choose A salmon steak, a cold boiled egg – Ma bouche will be amused. To rid my palate of that taste That taste which I do dread Becomes … Continue reading

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Private George Hunt Duff

“Born on 15 December 1894 in New Lowell, Ontario – son of Sophia Duff, New Lowell, Ontario – at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in New Lowell, Ontario, trade as farmer, single, no current or previous … Continue reading

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I will – I did!

Too cold to get up and out of bed this morning – not prepared to face the day yet. But – I will be. Not hungry enough to eat breakfast – a little nauseated from the new meds. But – … Continue reading

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