Driving Alone

Driving through the hills between snowbanks taller than the car, slipping on corners as the car glasses over the sheen ice skin of the road. Attempts to steer with caution not driven by fear seems impossible. The moments when driving bush trails between thick northern forests between sparse lakes. The dead cold movement of only the snow that tumbles off the branches of ancient giants. The odd creak, crack, and smashing of a broken branch followed by the thundered bombs of heavy snow that slams to the forest floors. The solitudinist drives home, alone, through mountains reflecting on the heaviness that so often separates me from everyone else.

The Heaviness:

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The Solitudinist:

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Alone in Mountains:

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About Daniel Gallant

Daniel is a social worker (MSW,RSW) and is a current student of law, who is also an emerging writer and has been published internationally in literary journals. Poetry is his primary creative processing tool, and also has published creative non-fiction (auto-biographic). He has a B.A. in First Nations Studies. I am a consultant for media, scholars, and government bodies about violent right wing extremism in Canada and a trained counsellor; Daniel offers services to individuals seeking to leave violent extremist lifestyles, and facilitates public speaking on matters of resiliency. Daniel presents Scholars from the Underground Blog in order to promote transformation and to contribute to create safe spaces in society for true cultural transformation. Canada has to move from a racist nation to an inclusionary society. We are blessed to live in a space and time where we can now talk openly about these social issues. Daniel welcomes you to is Blogosphere. http://scholarsfromtheunderground.com

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