Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show was honoured to welcome the noted poet, author, songwriter and artist Synn Kune Loh on January 4th, 1-2 pm PST on CFRO 100.2 FM. He is one of the unsung heroes of this time dealing with a disabling disease with creativity, grace and love. His new book is a fascinating account of his journey and how the game of Ping Pong helped him in so many ways. World Poetry would also like to thank him for his support of our society., sharing his creativity in so many events. Thanks also to super tech Victor Swartzman and special volunteer Sharon Rowe and the music of Mark Zaleski. A special E-Peace Poem by YIOULA IOANNOU PATSALIDOU FROM CYPRUS!
On January 11, 1-2 PM CFRO, another hero Kevin Morris, a blind poet from England, Dig Lewis and Paul Bolotin. Stay Tuned!
Synn Kune Loh is a visual artist, a painter, a poet ad a song writer.
He is the author of a book of poetry titled “A Journey to Camatkara,”
and a CD, “Return to the Boundless Light.” He was born in China and grew up in Hong Kong.
He received a BA in psychology from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, U.S.A.
While studying for his MA in Cultural Psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario,
he took a trip to Paris and discovered his passion to make art. He went to the Ontario College of Art
and began a career as an exhibiting artist. His early paintings were abstract landscapes, followed by themes that stem from a metaphysical content.
His poetry has an unique expression that is both touching and inspiring. Diagnosed with early Parkinson’s Disease, he used Ping Pong as a healing
agent, and wrote a book titled “Ping Pong, Parkinson’s, and the Art of Staying in the Game.” The book has been by Silver Bow Press in January, 2018 and will be launched at the Lipoint Centre in Richmond , BC. January 13th from 2-4 pm along with an exhibition of his retrospective art exhibit. Free, all are welcome to attend!
Ariadne’s Notes: World Poetry Café celebrated Lozan Yolmosky’s new book Counting Waves with a WP book launch on CFRO 100.5 FM 1 PM PST. A challenging and interesting book launch packed with helpful information about caring and diversity.
Opening Peace Poems read from e-poets Monsif Beroual, Morocco and Lina Zeron, Mexico. A must hear show!
Music and interview of Brian Landrus who phoned in from Brooklyn, N.Y.
World Poetry Team: Ariadne Sawyer, Victor Schwartzman and special volunteer Sharon Rowe.
Lozan Yamolky is a Canadian -Kurdish from northern Iraq. Immigrated to Canada in 95 . She started reciting and writing new poetry in fall of 2013 through open mic. Freelance English, Kurdish & Arabic interpreter.