Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Random Writings in the Garden

Hazelwood Herb Farm in conjunction with Economusee B.C.   (, is putting on a guided garden tour on Aug 28-29. 

As part of the event they are issuing a call for submissions for “random writings in the garden”: these can be poems, phrases, or excerpts from other works. Must be no more than 57 words, or 10 lines. 

Selected entries will be mounted on 8 ½” x 5 ½” sheet and displayed in the garden. Deadline August 24. 

Hazelwood Farm, 13576 Adshead Road, Ladysmith, B.C., Canada V9G 1H6 Phone: (250) 245-8007

The Magnificent (a poem for Colten Boushie) by Lesley Strutt

I would like to dedicate this poem to Colten and all those who are grieving for him, who feel lost, frightened, unheard, unseen, excluded...