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Jan 20

Weather 4Dear Climate,

I hate to bother you: I know you’re busy, what with all your “changing” and what not.   But this is important.

Folks talk about you incessantly these days.  Your ears must be burning, even if the planet is not.

We humans are in deep doo-doo because we’ve messed you up so badly, at least according to your best friends Greta, Al, Barack, Leonardo, David, AOC and Justin. (At least they claim to be your besties.  I doubt you pay them any attention as you quietly go about your business, but I’m just speculating).

According to the Saintly Seven we’re doomed either to drown in catastrophically rising seas or to fry to a crisp like overdone onion rings.  Whether we have eight years left, or twelve, or only five minutes, it’s Apocalypse Soon. Read the rest of this entry »

15
Nov 19

 

Don Cherry

 

“Downtown Toronto, forget it. 

Downtown Toronto, nobody wears the poppy…

You people that come here, whatever it is, you love our way of life, love our milk and honey.

At least you could pay a couple of bucks for poppies or something like that.

These guys paid for your way of life that you enjoy in Canada.

These guys paid the biggest price.”

 

That’s not poetry, but vintage Coach’s Corner stuff on Hockey Night in Canada: another politically incorrect, non-hockey-related rant from 85-year-old Canadian icon Don “Grapes” Cherry.

This time it exploded like a bomb and ended his career. Read the rest of this entry »