OFF THE WALL available for sale in the Comox Valley
We are happy announce that copies of Neil Garvie’s latest book OFF THE WALL is now available for sale in the Comox Valley.
Secrets of a Good Marriage
The longer we’re together my wife and I are asked more and more what’s our secret.
Pantoum To Une Fêtarde À Vélo
Do you know of a truck lot called ‘Chuck’s Trucks’ down by the one-horse bridge? Here is a pantoum about a party girl and a hoodie as they each make their way home after attending respective late night drinking parties. This poem is presented as a pantoum as well as partially in French for added ambiance.
Jesus & Mary & Moses & Me
Here’s a playful piece — having fun with some familiar Biblical characters. Inserting myself
with very good company in JESUS & MARY & MOSES & ME.
Crumpled Pink Roses
If you write, you’ll likely know the
experience of waking up in the night and trying to record some good thought in the darkness before losing the flow. Ah, but the rub is, trying to make sense of it the next morning.
Laughter From The Planet Earth
Hello, Sunshine. It’s good to see you. This first poem reflects the essence of OFF THE WALL. What are we if we can’t laugh? Laughter is what makes human beings unique in the universe. Let’s celebrate it.
Off The Wall Virtual Launch
Neil Garvie’s fourth book of prose and poetry.
Some say there should be no humour in poetry. OFF THE WALL disputes this claim. The author warns (with tongue in cheek) that reading too much somber content can cause a myriad of life-interfering afflictions such as dreary-drabitis, ho-humdrumysm and stickinthemudica.
The Witch, Old Man and the Fishers
Neil Garvie reads his poem, The Witch Old Man and the Fishers, from his first book of poetry about the environment, Silence Craves a Voice.
The Prairie Wind and Me
Neil Garvie reads his poem, The Prairie Wind and Me, from his first book of poetry about the environment, Silence Craves a Voice.