The season is almost over, and it’s time to start school again. What now?
Sand was originally written as a spoken word poem. The idea behind it is that some events in your life never leave, and remnants stay for a very long time.
Words do little justice to the emotions told and felt by musicians. One can only try to capture the sheer magnitude of the power of music to draw people, hearts, and stories together across boundaries both physical and ideological. To be able to share it is an honour and a skill to be honed over many years.
envy (noun) painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage.
If you just take a moment to listen, hear, and watch your surroundings, the world could be amazing and beautiful, even if only for a moment.
This poem is about how a writer who loves someone he can’t have and no matter how hard he tries to explain it, he can’t. So, he wrote what he felt, because that’s what writers do best.
Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer is an actual beach in France. I named my poem this because Vincent Van Gogh did a series of paintings by the same name, and those paintings echo the same feelings of melancholy that I’m trying to convey in this poem.
In English class we studied Winnipeg Poetry and we were challenged to write our own. Here is my Winnipeg Poem.