Barnes, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Barnes has been writing poetry & prose for over 15 years and is currently an active member of the High Park Writers Group in Toronto. In 2002 she was short-listed for the Writers’ Union of Canada short story contest for her story The Yellow Dahlia. She has been published in Canadian Voices, An Anthology of Prose and Poetry by Emerging Canadian Writers, Vol. One & Canadian Voices, Vol. Two [Bookland Press, 2009 & 2010], and has recently published a book of poetry entitled Giving into Gravity through Mississauga, ON-based publisher In Our Words.

CommuterLit Posts:

Leather I

Leather II


The January Road


Previous posts (2010-2011)

Prelude in E Minor

The Homecoming

Dangling on a Hook

Street Observations

Street Observation IX

Gloss #1 on Eli Mandel’s Agatha Christie

Gloss #1 on Polaris by Gwendolyn MacEwen

Inspired by Billy Collins’ Istanbul

Mendacious Piano

Thor’s Workshop

Garden Buddha

Weasel Chases Chatterer

Morning Follows Night: A Soundscape

The Fur Coat

Person in a Plant Pot


The Dugout

Washing Dishes

Commuter Train

Giving into Gravity
Giving Into Gravity, by Elizabeth Barnes
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