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And so…

And so…

My lovely husband, Douglas McKercher, wished me well as I galloped off on my yearly week-long writing get-away. To show my appreciation for his constant support, and for putting up with sparkles and barn board, both of which he hates and I love, I wrote him this poem....

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I will not let you take my mother

I will not let you take my mother

The chairs shouted quietly at me as I stepped off the elevator onto the 11th floor of my mother’s assisted-living residence. Sickness is here. And it is serious. The chairs, folding ones with padded seats, stood on guard outside three of 16 apartment doorways in the...

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My precious mother, deterioration and writer’s block

My precious mother, deterioration and writer’s block

  I’m not sure I believe in writer’s block. But I am thinking I might have it and so I am going to write to get rid of it. What’s the hold-up? Well for sure the stress of seeing my mother--who will be 91 tomorrow--go downhill is on my mind....

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About Erin

Erin is a writer and fabric artist living in Ottawa, Ontario. She has been writing for a very long time and is the author of three books.

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Upcoming events

About Erin

Erin is a writer and fabric artist living in Ottawa, Ontario. She has been writing for a very long time and is the author of three books.

Read Erin’s full bio.

THE BOOKS

A children’s educational book about seahorses.

The history of the Canadian Dairy Commission, a federal crown corporation.

An anthology of family lore and history.

 

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