In the Excerpt section you can get a glimpse of the writers’ work. Please feel free to react to, or comment on, the pieces you read in this supportive forum. If you are moved to write a response piece or share some writing of your own, please do so.
The first excerpt was James McLean’s poem “Creative Thinking,” a powerful remembrance of hard times in Scotland in the late 1930s when Mr. McLean was a boy. His reading is emotionally hardhitting; please check back for the accompanying audio file to be posted soon.
Up on the site now is Joan Morelli”s piece, “Pain Street,” a concise portrait of the ups and downs of living along Vancouver’s Main Street.