Radix Hex


lost: boyhood élan.

no reward possible.


the county line

Seismic testing grid and pipeline cut through boreal forest, Cold Lake oil sands area

near cherry grove,

south of cold lake, alberta

my father’s murder


it’s a windfall, undoubtedly.  One that doesn’t fall far from the tree.

weighing it in your hand, you can see the bruises of right intention;

and a few bites in, the promise of a fat, guilty maggot