Dedicated with love to Zexi Li, Sam Hersh, Shawn Menard, Catherine McKenney, Jeff Leiper, Noelle Narwhal, the Ram Ranch Resistance and so many others who have been fighting to make Ottawa safe; as well as the Algonquin-Anishinaabe peoples of Ottawa and the First Nations, Indigenous, Inuit, and Metis people across Canada who have been mourning … Continue reading The Battle of Billings Bridge
Ask the runes --and ask the stars --was this a lost cause from the start?was there ever a chance to win?was there ever a risk of failureless than of starting again?I ask the runes--I count the cost--is there regaining what was lost?was it ever growing there?did the leaves ever spring greenupon the branches in the … Continue reading Ask The Runes /// august 21st, 2021
TW: suicide When she died (cause marked unknown) they flayed the flesh from her white bones and peeled the contours of her face with careful touch and subtle grace - they (the undertakers three) hung it out and steamed it clean the sagging wrinkles ironed out, new scripture stitched into her mouth. “We could have … Continue reading “All Our Love” – Enough Is Enough.
This is an in-character interview with Avery Lavolier from Ghosts in Quicksilver, taking place sometime between Book 2 and Book 3! Preorder Book 2 in paperback over here; wait for the free ebook release on July 15th; or catch up over here. Lights, camera, action; Avery Lavolier appears on the set holding a Bridgehead cup … Continue reading Alkimia Fables: Interview – Avery Lavolier
TW: anti-Arab racism, bullying, violence, mental illness, dissociation, unreality, eye horror (not trauma to eyes) I don’t remember the first fight I was in. Part of that’s because it’s hard to tell the difference between a fight and being pushed around; bullying versus confrontation. But I remember one in particular, because it was one of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees