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11/25/2016 FREE SPEECH VS HATE SPEECH: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE 252 Prose
11/24/2016 LOVE TRUMPS HATE: A SHORT STORY 352 Prose
11/19/2016 VANILLA NAZIS 221 Free verse
11/18/2016 WE, NASTY WOMEN 432 Ekphrasis
11/14/2016 THE GHOSTS OF RIGHTS PAST 261 Free verse
09/29/2016 PYRO CRUSH 221 Free verse
06/13/2016 PITY THE DULLARD 425 Free verse
05/31/2016 A BETTER VIEW 310 Free verse
05/31/2016 ON GUARD 503 Free verse
05/30/2016 RIPENING 281 Free verse
05/27/2016 SECRETS OF THE GLASS MENAGERIE 281 Free verse
05/22/2016 THE CHRONICLES OF A PHONOPHOBIC 525 Free verse
05/07/2016 KISS - ABLE 416 Free verse
05/03/2016 HOW TO BE A GOOD SOUP POET---SATIRE 858 Prose
04/21/2016 HISSY 521 Free verse
04/14/2016 SOMEONE HAS HUNG A CLOCK ON A TREE IN THE PARK 401 Free verse
12/23/2015 SYMBOLOGY IN DA HOUSE 745 Ekphrasis
06/18/2015 Cabinet Card, 1884 992 Sonnet
05/25/2015 MY POEM, MY CHILD 1328 Light Poetry
05/06/2015 TAIL SPIN, REVISED 1567 Free verse
04/25/2015 PIXIE MARAUDERS 1056 Free verse
04/13/2015 PUCKISH 1124 Verse
03/28/2015 MOOSE IN HEADLIGHTS 1031 Free verse
11/10/2014 CHAN 1450 Free verse
08/25/2014 HOSTEL, 1978 1535 Free verse
06/07/2014 TORRENT 1165 Sonnet
04/08/2014 ROOTS 1398 Free verse
04/04/2014 GINGHAM AND LACE 1386 Verse
03/24/2014 50 GODS 1453 Free verse
03/15/2014 WINTER IN PORTLAND 1340 Free verse
02/25/2014 PITY THE PIRANHA 1527 Free verse
02/02/2014 WORD ON THE STREET, 2009 1332 Sonnet
01/31/2014 JOURNEY COMPANIONS: THE FRIEND SONNETS PART II 1394 Sonnet
01/29/2014 DIVINE STEEPLES 1271 Sonnet
01/26/2014 MUSE 1478 Sonnet
01/14/2014 MY HEART BELONGS TO MONTREAL 1419 Iambic Pentameter
01/13/2014 EDUCATED 3387 Free verse
01/06/2014 THE STAND 1245 Prose
12/19/2013 EXPLORING THE BASEMENT 1091 Free verse
12/12/2013 THE POET'S PRAYER 1216 Verse
12/10/2013 UNHOLY 1231 Verse
12/03/2013 LA VIE EN ROSE 1463 Light Poetry
11/29/2013 RIPPLES 1135 Free verse
09/28/2013 EMILY DICKINSON 1499 Sonnet
08/06/2013 THE OTHER-WISE 1282 Free verse
07/24/2013 PIMPED 1192 Free verse
06/05/2013 BAIT, 1986 1266 Free verse
06/03/2013 COME AND PLAY ME 1471 Lyric
05/31/2013 haiku 6 1294 Haiku
05/28/2013 BLAMELESS 1978 Personification
05/22/2013 ALL FALL DOWN 2800 Sestina
05/05/2013 SUNDAY SOJOURN 1304 Haibun
04/28/2013 WOMEN 1357 Free verse
04/26/2013 SYLVIA 1603 Crown of Sonnets
04/20/2013 THE POET'S CREED 1735 Free verse
04/18/2013 THE TYPESET OF ANAIS 1634 Free verse
03/21/2013 PALADIN 1193 Free verse
03/12/2013 ALLUSIVE PEARL 1383 Free verse
03/11/2013 ELIZABETH'S DIARY 1297 Prose Poetry
03/06/2013 HIS-STORY 1470 Free verse
02/22/2013 haiku 3 1261 Haiku
02/17/2013 BIDALSANA 1531 Free verse
02/12/2013 GURO, MAHAL KITA 1418 Sonnet
02/07/2013 haiku 1 1229 Haiku
02/03/2013 ALCHEMY 1551 Verse
01/08/2013 HIGHWAY OF TEARS 1828 Rhyme
12/20/2012 THIS BLEAK HEREAFTER 1291 Terzanelle
12/06/2012 CASTING HIS LINE 1725 Rondeau
11/20/2012 HOMER'S HUES 1228 Free verse
11/14/2012 happy haiku 2 1070 Haiku
11/05/2012 THE SONG OF DEBORAH 1099 Sonnet
11/04/2012 SHADOWLANDS 1143 Free verse
10/30/2012 RIBBON TIED 1324 Sonnet
10/29/2012 LADY LIBERTY 1151 Sonnet
10/29/2012 THIS TIME 1069 Sonnet
10/23/2012 THREE QUILLS 1091 Rhyme
10/18/2012 DAVID 1150 Sonnet
10/13/2012 POETIC TART 939 Light Poetry
08/28/2012 VERS LIBRE, A CONSTANZA 1306 Rhyme
08/27/2012 BLUE NOTES 971 Sonnet
08/24/2012 INSENSED 1049 Sonnet
08/19/2012 haiku 202 792 Haiku
08/15/2012 PEOPLE OF AUTUMN 929 Sonnet
08/15/2012 AUTUMN COLOURS 930 Acrostic
08/12/2012 DARFUR 1009 Sonnet
08/07/2012 A VISIT TO THE NURSING HOME 1020 Ballad
08/06/2012 JE PRIE, I PRAY 931 Free verse
07/31/2012 A TAPESTRY WOMAN 1130 Acrostic
07/25/2012 WINDOWS 3053 Shape
07/18/2012 A MINER'S PRAYER 1231 Kyrielle
06/06/2012 A TRIP TO EGO 957 Free verse
05/25/2012 IMMIGRANT 879 Sonnet
05/23/2012 BURY ME IN BRAMBLE 934 Free verse
05/01/2012 SISTERHOOD OF SIGHS 1039 Free verse
04/22/2012 ODE TO FIREFIGHTERS 1585 Ode
03/02/2012 PERFECT BLEND 1306 Sapphic stanza
02/24/2012 THE WILD HORSES OF ASSATEAGUE ISLAND 1452 Narrative
02/17/2012 EULOGY FOR THE ELDON GALLERY, WATERLOO 1159 Free verse
02/06/2012 BOUNDLESS 946 Free verse
01/12/2012 CYANIDE 1142 Villanelle
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My Quotes

Quote Left As a fiction writer, I allow jerks to think they have the last word. Eventually, aspects of their vapid personalities are sprinkled into my work... my villains sound more true to life, thanks to them. I have deep gratitude to the petty, mean and ugly people I've met. They have allowed me to develop petty, mean and ugly antagonists. I get the last word in every story I write and have published. Success always speaks louder than angry babble. Quote Right
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Quote Left Sentiment is NOT a synonym for poetry; though a short piece of writing may tug at the heart, poetry requires figurative language, ambiguity, wordplay or a unique perspective of the very familiar. Quote Right
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Quote Left The difference between a poet and a published poet is just one revision. A single word can change an entire verse. Never discourage any poet who says, 'I want to do better.' Telling a poet to stay status quo is to tell them to stop growing. It is sabotage. Quote Right
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Quote Left Careful, there. If you cheese off a fiction writer, she just may immortalize you. And then you'd be a jerk for all time. Quote Right
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Cyndi MacMillan's current projects include three children's book series. Her "life as a writer' blogs can be read at  https://cyndimacmillan.wordpress.com/  Three of her poems have been published in Room magazine, issue 49.4, This Body's Maps, https://roommagazine.com/issues/bodys-map  Two poems have been published in the Prairie Journal ( Issue 67)http://www.prairiejournal.org/subscribe.html   Other poems can be found in Fieldstone Review, Issue 2015 http://www.fieldstonereview.usask.ca/article.php?article=167, Grain Magazine, issue 42.4, Summer 2015, Passed Signs/New Fields http://www.grainmagazine.ca/424  , The Steel Chisel, April 2016, http://www.thesteelchisel.ca/april2016_07.html.  The Centrifugal Eye, Spring 2016, the Unformed issue  http://www.centrifugaleye.com/ . She participated in the 20 Poem Challenge at The Ekphrastic Review: Writing and Art on Art and Writing, and twelve of her poems have been published by the journal.http://www.ekphrastic.net/apps/search?q=Cyndi+MacMillan.

Her fiction has appeared in local newspapers and has won contests. Her short story, Missed Steps, is forthcoming in the Windsor Review. She enjoys reading literary journals, and she is actively pursuing further publication within their glossy covers while writing chapter books and early middle readers.

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Cyndi lives in a small town in Ontario with her husband, young daughter and far too many books.

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