Deep River

Mohamed Attiah press conference May 26 to expose CSIS, RCMP misconduct, demand public exoneration

Barely a week after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Egyptian-born Canadian citizen Mohamed Attiah was questioned by the RCMP, deemed a security risk and fired from his engineering job at Atomic...


Here & There – Torture for Pleasure’s: Mike and Cici

Over the long weekend, the small Ontario town, Deep River, had its bi-annual Summerfest. The out-of-towners who came from all over to enjoy the festivities may have been won over...


Night on the Town/the Morning After

Fail to find, in tile floors, The glimmer of the glaring gods.   Raised and lowered,   Trip to find the chipping wood And table dancers of tin and glass...


Longing

Longing If ever there were time to fly and soar upon the blackest sky: brave thunder, lightning, and heavy rain, t’would be to see your face again.   © –...


For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

“For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge”   Magic is the maypole dance, And truth is the carnality of those pagan priests; Holy orders in a never ending fantasy of The rights of...


The Great Divide

The Great Divide Ontario town Quebec green: forests and farms Vastly close together; apart.     © – Anthony Leclair 2013   Photography by Adam Zivo. To view more of...


Eden’s Clay

Eden’s Clay Honest men and women, you see, are lacking objectivity. Omniscient lord; creator begin, a serpent’s tongue speaks original sin. Isaac, your son is dead you see, in spite...


Farther East

Farther East North Bay: The eagle feather flies and the union flag buys its time to share the courtroom;   the maple leaf is hoisted, but often only to half-mast....


North Bay Hot Chocolate

North Bay Hot Chocolate Look who trample the Twiggs; Snap, snap, snap. Do they fall? They crash. And the leaves blow in patio breeze as back-alley bunnies the night before....


Night and Day

Night and Day Night’s candles are burnt out: Returned to Phoebus’ lodging. The world over the chariot rides But we light our lives with a stolen fire.   Vultures, Would...


Night Shift

Night Shift   How I bring to work The meaninglessness of time: Thin the growing line.     © – Anthony Leclair 2013 © – Image by Magda Wolak....