for my mother who survived the virus
Good riddance. May I never see you again.
When you struck hard in the spring of 2020, I did the only thing I knew how to do – I wrote.
I wrote letters to my local newspaper, The Hamilton Spectator, seven in total, on:
Here are my word offerings, in no particular order. I wrote them with gratitude in my heart for Frontline Workers, Nurses, Doctors and Personal Support Workers everywhere. This time next year I hope you, heartless Covid-19, are a distant memory.
2020-04-11 · By J.S. Porter. Sat., April 11, 2020 … You can read people, situations, emotions, clues, screens, paintings — all manner of things. My preference is to read books, the physical object you can …
2020-04-20 · Sometimes questions lead you to love — the ones whom you love and the ones who love you. J.S. Porter lives and writes in Hamilton.
2020-03-28 · From grocery lists to bucket lists, they can help us keep perspective in times of crisis, writes J.S. Porter
2020-05-12 · Do we trust the like-minded few or do we extend trust more broadly, asks writer J.S. Porter
2020-05-29 · The first is a German film entitled “Wings of Desire” directed by Wim Wenders. The film places angels in the postwar city of Berlin, perched like giant birds atop bridges, monuments and ..
2020-03-23 · By J.S. Porter Tue., March 24, 2020 timer 3 min. read “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there lay within me an invincible summer” – Albert Camus These are difficult, troubling,…
2020-05-04 · By J.S. Porter Mon., May 4, 2020 timer 4 min. read In his essay “The Future of Intimacy,” Torontonian Mark Kingwell informs us that our word “intimacy” derives from the Latin intimus …