Risk being unliked. Tell the truth as you understand it.
If you’re a writer you have a moral obligation to do this.
And it is a revolutionary act—truth is always subversive.”
A selection of poems
What You Carry
I wrote this poem after my friend’s wiki-up was dismantled by RCMP and Bylaw officers, early one morning.
You can take what you can
carry on your back.
I wasn’t there, but he heard the cop say
You can take what you can carry
One As You Are One—A Meditation
This poem explores the interconnections of all things.
- the intersection of two jet streams, and the dissipation—a phantom Maltese cross
- ecstatic humpback utterances with the dead drone of transcontinental ships
Reflections on staying when I want to go, especially during a squabble.
Remember the time we were in Portland, rain
pissing down and me mad as hell over some silly thing
I can’t remember anymore. Kids in the back seat,
“Lesley-Anne Evans writes like our best imagination…one step ahead of the mundane, the miraculous.“
Gareth Higgins, author of how not to be afraid