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CJ POETRY AND PAINTINGS Issue 2 April 2015 Poetographs © Candice James

“Paradise” © 2015 Candice James acrylic on canvas


TABLE OF CONTENTS Nights And Moons Eternity Inverted Sun Midnight Burn The Understanding Ship Of Dreams Out Of Touch A Silence Of Echoes Mica Creek Park Alone Flower Talk Angel Wings EKPHRASTIC POEMS (Written to the painting backgrounds by Lauren Morris) Red On White On Red On White Blossoming Clouds Doris Day And the Blue Petal Dream White Breath Poet Profile Poet Photos


Candice James is a poet, musician, singer, songwriter and visual artist. She is currently in her second 3 year term as Poet Laureate of The City of New Westminster. She is President and founder of The Royal City Literary Arts Society; a full member of The League of Canadian Poets; Board Advisor The International Muse (India); Honorary Professor at the International Arts Academy (Greece); Past President of the Federation of British Columbia Writers; Past Director of SpoCan; Past President of Slam Central Spoken Word; creator of the long running events “Poetic Justice” and “Poetry in the Park”. She is the recipient of “Writers International Network’s Distinguished Poet Award ” and recipient of the Pentasi B “Woman of Prestige Award ” (Philippines). She has judged many awards including the Jessamy Stursberg Canadian Youth Poet Award the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Candice is the author of 8 books of poetry “A SPLIT IN THE WATER” - Fiddlehead Poetry Books 1979; “INNER HEART – A Journey” (Silver Bow 2010); “BRIDGES AND CLOUDS” (Silver Bow 2011); “MIDNIGHT EMBERS – A Book of Sonnets” (Libros Libertad 2012); “SHORELINES” (Silver Bow 2013); “EKPHRASTICISM – PAINTED WORDS”(Silver Bow 2013); “PURPLE HAZE” (Libros Libertad 2014); and “A SILENCE OF ECHOES” (Silver Bow 2014). Her 9th book of poetry “Merging Dimensions” will be released in April 2015 by Ekstasis Editions. Candice has been a featured on radio and TV shows “Shaw TV”; “Wax Poetic”, “World Poetry Café”, and “Story Time”. She has also been featured poet, workshop facilitator, keynote speaker, and panelist at “Word on the Street”; “Black Dot Cultural Collective”; “Write on The Beach” and “Lit Fest New West”. Her poems have appeared in a variety of international anthologies, magazines, newspapers, and e-zines. Candice presents her poetry in schools and at literary events and she has a monthly column “Poet’s Corner” in Piffle Magazine. Websites https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candice_James www.youtube/saddlestone11 www.candicejames.com http://saddlestone.shawwebspace.ca @NWpoetlaureate

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Paradise - Candice James  

Poetry on backgrounds = Poetographs. This is the 2nd collection of Poetographs by, Candice James, Poet Laureate Emerita,New Westminster, BC

Paradise - Candice James  

Poetry on backgrounds = Poetographs. This is the 2nd collection of Poetographs by, Candice James, Poet Laureate Emerita,New Westminster, BC

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