S2 E16: Sonnet 73 That time of year thou mayst in me behold

Welcome to September, the month that leads into the brilliant autumn colours and the warmth of Harvest and Thanksgiving. September has a mellow poignancy that reminds us of the passing of years. Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare brings forth natural metaphors to signify the coming of old age. We move ever forward in our timelineContinue reading “S2 E16: Sonnet 73 That time of year thou mayst in me behold”

S2 E9: Welcome The Month of Poetry

Spring, with its renewed energy after a Winter’s rest, awakens our hearts to the words of poetic inspiration.  April invites us to celebrate its arrival with a reading of poetry. Poetry is one of the oldest creative endeavors – an art form that has the benefit of diversity. Haiku, sonnet, spoken word, epic, limerick, odeContinue reading “S2 E9: Welcome The Month of Poetry”

S2 E7: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo

Welcome to Poetry in the Evening.   I am on a nature walk along the Vancouver Seawall with a poem by Mary Jo Malo.   Please join me in reciting “Not What” by poet, Mary Jo Malo. Not What Who spoke into being lily, sparrow, redwood tree and galaxies? Who lavishes light upon our eyesContinue reading “S2 E7: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo”