Toronto

Faith

  They are breaking down the doors, my enemies, my emotions, my own heart aching as the world raises its loathsome weapon;   a hanging rope of scorn to choke...


The Fever

  After she left me, I was in a fever. I wanted chaos. I wanted never ending darkness. I tore down the curtains, clawed at the wall paper and I...


Holiday Swept art

A little late with this one, but no sense in not publishing it. COMMENTS...


Dorothy Dances in the Land of Oz

  –and I’m holding her hand as tightly as I could, like capturing light in between clenched fists, like encapsulating a deluge in a teacup—hopeless, but I held on anyway....


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...


Toronto DJ doing more than just spinning tracks

Prat Dalvi, a multitasking Toronto-based DJ and music producer, wakes up every day with the intention of further building his music career and the different businesses he is involved in....


Wack Tobaccy – a comic by Colton Gilson

Colton Gilson’s latest comic “Wack Tobaccy” about efforts to reduce smoking. COMMENTS  ...


The Rook

  Camouflaged with the dusty appearance of brick and mortar, Richard nestled into his lunchtime nook. He did not need to conceal himself, he was concealed through parlour tricks of...


My Weekend War

  First read the books of Bushido in ascending order. Toques in the summer taunt the delirious weatherman. Lobster dinner and a novel approach freedom at record speed. Sharks have...


“Don’t believe Yanukovich” – Ukraine protests continue

Thousands have continued to march in Ukraine for the past couple of weeks while President Viktor Yanukovich and protestor organizers have began talks but there is no end in sight....


Holiday Heresy

General Heresy is a column dedicated to investigating, and making public, different faiths and philosophies, as well as religions and related organizations and events. Holiday Harbinger – vs – Holiday...


Toy mountain gets special visit from X-Men of Toronto

Using smiles and laughter as their weapon of choice, the X-Men of Toronto always apply their powers to the greater good, helping charities and making children’s dreams come true. For...


Swept Issue 3 is out! Download now!

For me, it’s already more than a year and a half into this thing, but somehow it feels like it was only last week that we were writing our first...


Mosquitoes

  Concept incept, In the limbs of a wolf at the door; Slaughter me in the cove of a whistling pond. Floating under a cracked egg moon; Auto-pilot on –...


THE TRAINER, THE WRITER, AND THE BEAUTY

Veering off a paved city road I pull onto a dirt pathway leading to the stables at Woodbine Race Track. The rustic country aura of barnyard life hits me instantly...


Men of the Earth – Part III

“I may be retiring, but don’t kid yourself, kid,” Mr. Gore said. “I still know things about this place.” Mr. Gore was never a man to shout or raise his...


Awkward

Here you’ll find, to pass the time, A chunky piece of terrible rhyme. Easy find the open lines, but look then for an end, Finish with the… Meet me in...


Canadians are set to shop this season

Whether you want to buy a crock pot for your mom or the latest seven inch HD screen tablet (so you can watch Netflix in bed), you can’t run away...


Extra Terrestrials – Another comic by Rolli

*Order the Print Here.   Another cartoon from Rolli, whose new book of stories and drawings for kids, Dr. Franklin’s Staticy Cat, is out now. Be sure to check out...


Images from Digital Artist Alex McLeod

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