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Ami de bois Arts 

Ami de bois

Enfer Fonte de mon cœur Je brûle, j’ai mal Je brûle mon ami de bois Il me croit méchante Il se croit pantin, il me croit marionnettiste Je me vois marionnettiste Je me brûle Je veux qu’il m’aide Mais qui aiderait son bourreau? Celui qui l’a mis sur le bûcher Alors je me noie Dans les eaux bouillantes desquelles je voudrais qu’il me sorte Excuse ma personne Je ne suis plus que cendres Je suis un amas informe rafistolé à la hâte Qui peine à paraître sain Je me suis…

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Ionesc-who? (Rhinocéros) Arts 

Ionesc-who? (Rhinocéros)

It was unnoticeable at first: Comments and jokes That were far enough But still too close Until the people started marching In the streets and boulevards Only then did they come to light, Only then did they succumb to darkness To watch, in horror, as their skins’ cells Hardened and turned to scales To stare as their noses became sharp, Almost as sharp as their words To reach out, yet still be unable to stop ‘em Years of insecurity Had turned them into monsters Had given them a herd And…

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The Death of a Star Arts 

The Death of a Star

As the sun melts into the lake, The sky erupts in a mess of bright colours.   Splashes of orange, red and yellow paint a breathtaking landscape.   This moment, when the sun meets the lake, seems to last forever.   The colours spread and darken more and more, Like the work of an indecisive artist, Who vies to stay true to his art.   And even when the sun disappears altogether, The colours linger. These phantoms, slowly dying out, Hold onto the memory of a blazing sun Who once…

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What I Need (The Days Pass) Arts 

What I Need (The Days Pass)

1.What I need Never knew It would be so complicated My feelings For me Myself And I The time I spent On my bed In my head Never knew It was the reason why It got out I went out Of control Mind connected to body Suddenly it’s a hobby To stay in bed In my head Spin out of control And drown in the covers The stomach rolls Empty I crawl out Go back To the place Where the people are Where they can see And I show them…

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Pondering The Point Gallery Exhibition Arts 

Pondering The Point Gallery Exhibition

“Pondering The Point” is the title of the exhibition that was displayed in the Henry Lehmann Gallery throughout the month of November 2019. Artists Mélusine Abram, Claudia Bletea-Filat, Romy Denoncourt, Stéphanie Millette and Clara Riga came together to display their self-portraits in varied styles, but all using the technique of pointillism. Pointillism is a drawing technique where small distinct dots are applied in a pattern to form an image. It is a very time consuming process, and one must have lots of patience and high attention to detail if they…

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Alive Arts Vanier Alumni 


They warned us We listened They told us to run or die We were frightened   They gave us just a few hours to rescue our lives So we had no time to pack We left the album that was full of our childhood memories We left the house not knowing if we will ever come back   It was that night that I knew what death was I saw it in our eyes In the eyes of those who lost their mother, their father, their child I saw it…

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Crashing Into Destiny Arts 

Crashing Into Destiny

This morning, I woke up for my 10:45 class in a hurry. My mother had a client coming over soon and I had to be out of the house. I hurriedly started making breakfast before they arrived—an egg-salad sandwich, an unusual choice of breakfast that was to start off a truly unusual day.   I left my house with 20 minutes to arrive on time, however, it was a 25-minute bike ride to school.  I started gaining momentum as I sent myself downhill to begin my bike ride. As the…

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