My Poems

My Dear This poem was written using the sound or Robert Service.  It is a story, that I am sure has happened to many a young man. 
My Enemy I awoke one morning feeling down.  This thought came to my mind and I wrote it down as soon as I could.  I am sure I speak for many of the seniors out there.
That Night This was a story about abuse of young people by young people.  It is a love story of a different sort
For Peace I served 32 years in the Armed Forces and when I hear of one on my own being killed on the battle field, I am saddened.  This poem is one that I penned when I heard the news of another loss of life in Afghanistan.
The Face Looking Back I am starting to feel my age.  This poem was written one morning when I awoke with a head cold.  It is a reflection of someone getting old and tired of being ill and on medication
True Love A little bit of erotism may occur when reading this and of course some humour.
My Secret Place I was inspired while in China on a Ceramic Art Fellowship with Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute.  The secret place is my room.
You I consider myself a romantic.  One evening I was in a romantic mood and these lines came to be.
The Crooked Road Oh the difficulty faced when in love.  How we cannot read between the lines.  Such a story of betrayal.
Are you the Artist? While in China I stayed at an artist colony as a Fellow.  It was a great experience and I met many great people.   I was asked at one time if I was the artist fellow?  She was a beautiful girl.  
Getting it Up This poem was written as a bit of fun and it is to emphasize the need to cone the clay when throwing on the potter's wheel.
I Think it Will Rain all Night Another poem written while in China during a down pour that, I was sure, would wash away the mountain where the residencies were situated,
Towards Death I Run In memory of D-Day.
I Lost a Friend Today n Memory of Trooper Karine Blais of the Royal 22nd Regiment.
New Poppy Fields Wrote this in memory of those who have died in Afganistan.

ABOUT Terrance

me at the wheelI have recently started to enjoy making sculpture. My latest project is working with the Serge Bourassa bronze foundry located at St-Robert, Quebec; just out side of Sorel. I am awaiting my latest series of bronze pieces.

The major difficulty working with bronze sculptures is finding a place in the studio where one can use wax and plaster without contaminating the workspace for clay art..


My Art Studies:  Although I have practiced my art since middle school, my formal studies did not begin until 1981 when I enrolled for courses in basic design, lithography and drawing at the Concordia School of Art in Montreal, Quebec.  More information about my studies is available
Shows, Exhibitions and Festivals:  I became a professional artist in 1988 after graduating from University.  Thus my show record is not extensive.  Nevertheless, I use every opportunity to display my work.  information about my show record is available.
Affiliations and Organizations:
The military required individuals to participate in community activities and this training carried over into my new civilian activities.  I believe that one must participate in order to make change.  More information about my affiliations is available.
Publications and Conferences:
TMy experience in China has given me the opportuntiy to speak in public about life and craft in China.   I have also published three journals for 1001POTS. I presently write a blog and I do dabble in poems and fiction short stories.  More information about this side of my life is available.