Category Archives: The necessity of Art

Creative prose, poetry and short stories

Megaphone Magazine and Henry Doyle


If you like this video please click the LIKE button and the SHARE button too!!!!! For the words to the story CLICK HERE BELOW https://ritajasper.wordpress.com/2010/0 7/20/rooming-house-blues-in-the-downtown-eastside-by-henry-doyle/ Help people find their voice Megaphone’s Community Writing Workshop project began in 2009 at … Continue reading

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Amazing (poem)


I wrote this sometime before Feb 10th 2010, but this is when I typed it up. I do know I was/am living in Vancouver on the Drive. AMAZING There are people who do amazing things And of those people some … Continue reading

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Birth (poem)


I wrote this while living in Whiterock BC, Canada, on 15A Ave  March 23rd, 1998. My favorite place to live was at Crescent Beach in Whiterock, close to the bird sanctuary. It was a quaint little sanctuary that reminded me … Continue reading

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Heart (poem)


I wrote and copy-wrote this March 23, 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The word guilt can be replaced with any word that suites ones emotional state. 10 years later I wrote another poem called “Birth” and I’ll post it next … Continue reading

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Wounds and Wandering Parts


To all those difficulties that burn my spirit, I view them as challenges. I will blanket those wounds with gold infused bandages of silk drenched in the healing powers of mothers’ animals’ milk. Into a million pieces is scattered my … Continue reading

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Rooming House Blues in the Downtown Eastside, By Henry Doyle


Down town east side Vancouver Poet Continue reading

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