Tommy Prince Haiku

When I was your age, We'd walk miles, uphill, both ways, Just to fight Nazis. Remembrance Day is tomorrow, so it seems only proper to dedicate the next few posts to related topics. So let's start with Tommy Prince, the most decorated First Nations soldier in Canadian history. Tommy Prince was born in Brokenhead Ojibway … Continue reading Tommy Prince Haiku

Nellie McClung Haiku

Sad your stupid words Were twisted, thrown back at you? Cry more, punk premier. Today on Ehler's Choice Week, Nellie McClung! Canadian suffragette and another pick from my sainted mother. Women of other countries attained the vote through hardship, long and bitter campaigns, and the occasional threats of violence. Women of Canada caught their foot … Continue reading Nellie McClung Haiku