still, we boomers linger
over breakfast, lunch
arrive in the late afternoon
ready to bop, ready to groove
from Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival ©
Richard Stevenson is the author of 25 full-length books, a CD of jazz and poetry with jazz/poetry troupe Naked Ear, and 10 chapbooks. His other collections of haikai poetry include Hot Flashes (Ekstasis Editions, 2001), A Charm of Finches (Ekstasis Editions, 2004), Flicker at the Fascia (Serengeti Press, 2005), Tidings of Magpies (Spotted Cow Press, 2008), The Emerald Hour (Ekstasis Editions, 2008), Windfall Apples (Athabasca University Press, 2010) and Casting Out Nines (Ekstasis Editions, 2011). Richard also occasionally performs with the young adult rock/poetry group Sasquatch. He regularly reviews poetry and fiction, and periodically runs adult and young adult workshops. He holds degrees in English and Creative Writing from the University of Victoria and University of British Columbia and teaches Canadian Literature, Creative Writing, and Business Communication at Lethbridge College in southern Alberta.
Cover Image: "The Groovy-Cool Bus" Dale A. Herrington
The Groovy-cool bus has been all around attending at various literary and musical festivals. Presently pushing 998,199 miles its history is a happy one of sharing, caring and doing small things for the world at large. The Groovy-cool bus is the main transportation for RAW Salvage Ltd. an Alberta, registered not for profit pod-casting publishing collaborative.
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