If there’s one poem that people connected with, it’s the poem “1973”, which I included in my chapbook “Your Ink On My Soul”.
I was at my book signing in Montreal, and a young girl picked up my poetry book and asked me, “Which is your favourite poem?”
I replied, “I can never choose. It’s like having children, but most people connect to 1973.”
She asked me if she could read it. “Sure”, I replied.
I watched her reading my poem and then I looked away because I saw her crying. She looked up at me when she finished and said, “Wow, I need a cigarette.”

So I suppose, poetry can be like sex, I thought to myself.

Wishing all my fellow bloggers peace and health for 2017.

Source: 1973



  1. emotionsoflife2016 · December 31, 2016

    Have a marvelous 2017

    Liked by 1 person

    • Chrissy · December 31, 2016

      Thank you, to you too all the best.


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  3. Maleism · January 1, 2017

    Happy New Year!

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