Category Archives: Creative Writing

Street Photography and Photographing Children

Street Photography and Photographing Children A little good news. Petapixel, a very popular online photography magazine, has published the piece I wrote about photographing children in public without the parents’ permission. I’m pretty pleased about it. Give it a read … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Cancer

Hey Lazy Followers, I am raising money to fight cancer. Why? Because two people I know lost their battle to it in the past year and another friend is currently fighting it. I want to help in some small way. … Continue reading

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Violet in the corner again

I literally spun this one off in the last 45 minutes, without any idea what I was going to write about before I started. Hope you like it. “Violet,” I call over to her. Her name is Violet. Crazy Violet, … Continue reading

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I once wrote a poem about a puppet

Just whipped this up over the last hour out of nowhere…. Very rough draft… “I once wrote a poem about a puppet,” Jeremy says, eyes bright with excitement. Mister Metcalf half glances up from the résumé, spectacles dangling on the … Continue reading

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Gotta tear it down to build it back up

Saw this building in its finally stages of demolition. One of the exposed units was still sported a beat-up five blade ceiling fan, believe it or not. Got me thinking about the folks who once lived there. At some point … Continue reading

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There was a magnificent castle with a scary and dark dungeon

Casa Loma, Toronto | Taken with cell phone camera “So what do you want to write about, sweetie?” says dad, as he pulls a sheet of 8 ½ x 11 out of his desk drawer and slides it into the … Continue reading

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At night, without a face

It’s night time and the shops on Main Street are closing down for the day one by one. He never goes out during the day – only at night. Less people on the streets at night, and the shadows are … Continue reading

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In the dream I’m standing on the beach

In the dream I’m standing on the beach. The water is glassy calm, reflecting a golden sky. It is late afternoon, I think. In my dream. Yes, late afternoon sounds about right. I am omniscient, in my dream. I am … Continue reading

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