Tag: Niagara River

  • The Undertow by Sasha Steensen

    I am shown a generosity so muddied at the muddy bottom of a question I forget to ask until it’s fished out but bloated but in the manner of a net a web of causal connections attached to its corners gently moving over the surface of the water how come the road couldn’t have stayed…

  • The Niagara Way of Death Presentation

    Tonight (May 18) at 7pm I’ll be doing the online presentation “The Niagara Way of Death: Depictions of Death & Near Death in the Poetry of Niagara Falls” at the Niagara Poetry Guild meeting. Please join us through the link at Meetup  Death is a pervasive topic in the poetry written about Niagara Falls. In…

  • Under the Locust Boughs by Tom Lloyd Finlayson

    To “J.” — written under the locust trees along the banks of the Niagara In a realm of song and shine, Where God’s sweetest wild flowers twine, By Niagara’s singing stream, Last night in a golden dream, Wandered I, while at my side Was a laughing maid, blue-eyed. Spun from the silk of the corn…

  • Rivers of Light by Wayne Ritchie

      I often look up and into the sky. I’m guessing, Heaven only knows the reason why. WhenI get lonesome as I usually do. I contemplate about the time spent with you.  My youthful years went by far too quick. Looking up into heaven for my uncle Nick. Being my Cub Scout leader teaching me…

  • My First Visit to Niagara Falls by Wayne Ritchie

    The forest is so quiet and I don’t know why. Yes it’s all up to the man in the sky. I’ve heard the water but I never saw it fall. Now I know why humans come for the thrill of it all. The animal kingdom keeps saying the world’s lost its cool. The whole human…