swept media

Longevity

Longevity by D.S. Martin     If a wheel could roll as frictionlessly as a mass of rock tumbling over & over through the asteroid belt circling & circling &...


The Ice People

The Ice People by D.D. Renforth      The failed attempt to kill the immigrant Ankala Imfredo occurred in the midst of weeks of frigid air and snow, when Ankala’s...


Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On

Last night I found myself in a backyard by Carlaw and Dundas E, transported to a far away island, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the leering...


A Moment in ‘TIME’ with Electric Ego

Perhaps not quite my favourite song by musical magician Edo Peled a.k.a Eledtric Ego, but certainly my favourite in terms of production, ‘Time’ is a beautiful ballad that pulls not only...


Carnival of Rock!

Happy birthday to Goodnight, Sunrise, and cheers to those who attended their sixth birthday at The Silver Dollar Room this past Saturday. Celebrating with the carni-crazed G,S were “The death-defying...


GOODNIGHT, SUNRISE (TORONTO) TO HOST “CARNIVAL OF ROCK” ON MAY 28

GOODNIGHT, SUNRISE (TORONTO) TO HOST “CARNIVAL OF ROCK” ON MAY 28 Toronto indie-rockers Goodnight, Sunrise are hosting the first ever “Carnival of Rock” featuring live music and a carnival theme on Saturday...


Welcome To Toronto

That First Morning by Kegan Doyle Fen awoke, fetally curled up in sweat-soaked sheets on the loft floor. For a moment, he thought he was back home in Victoria and...


Do You Like Halifax?

Colin couldn’t play the guitar. He could never wrap his head around it. He could play a little bass, but nothing special. Enough to follow along on some Ramones covers...


August: Osage County, a great challenge full of surprises!

  What a Chef d’œuvre is the theatre play August: Osage County by Tracy Letts! His play is incredibly well written, punchy, unpredictable and makes the audience members love drama....


Poem Every Day #30 – Gone

              Gone (PED #30) Travelled; in and out of cities, floating through mindsets, teasing consciousness. Life’s unsteady tide rocks between calming, sunny days, and...


Poem Every Day #29 – Spring

          Spring (PED #29) On a chilly morning I awake from my slumber, rising before the sleepy sun. Frost turns to dew, birds begin to chirp,...


Poem Every Day #28 – Electric

          Electric (PED #28) Hairs stand on end due to your static energy, one giving life to my empty cells, lifting the shell to a vibrant...


Poe Every Day #27 – Ache

          Ache (PED #27) My body is sore; joints creak feet and legs throb headaches persist. All because I drank too much trying to forget about...


Poem Every Day #26 – Burst

            Burst (PED #26) Stretched, skin thin and opaque. Seeing through the surface peeling back curtains hiding my soul. Wanting you to understand everything -...


I’ve Never Once Been A Genius

  I sit here in a new white T with Desolation Angels feeling as though I could beat Kerouac in a writing contest. A lucky wanker, after all. No use...


Poem Every Day #25 – Forgotten

          Forgotten (PED #25) An old love note crumpled and well read buried in a stack of old papers in a weathered shoebox at the bottom...


Poem Every Day #24 – Harvest

          Harvest (PED #24) At the end of summer I’ll be ready to go Harvest my blood, guts, heart and soul That’s all I will be...


Poem Every Day #23 – Open

          Open (PED#23) sitting in a hot, stuffy room, laying in my lonely stank and looking for answers. shut in, gasping needing a steady flow keeping...


Poem Every Day #22 – Apocalypse

        Apocalypse (PED#22) Fall and crash lights break shrouded in darkness. the walls crack peering into end times. I look back last bits of light through the...


Stopping by Esso on a Snowy Evening

The following is an excerpt from Dylan Jewers’ yet to be published composite novel: ‘First In A Chain of Lakes.’ My darling wasn’t in the mood to see me. She...