Richard L. Provencher

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I have 1834 stories published in 13 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 997189 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
5 of my 2,034 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 5 votes

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Richard L. Provencher

Richard is from Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. His enjoyment of the woods combined with contemporary issues form the basis of his writing. Richard is now concentrating on his poetry, which he believes is like a global adventure in a land without borders. His background as a miner, welfare officer, supply teacher, newspaper reporter, and a further 22 years in social services provide him with ample article material.
Richard has work in print and online with literary magazines such as Inscribed, Hudson View, Short Story Library, Ottawa Arts Review, Paragon 111, Tower Poetry, Caduceus, The Danforth Review, Other Voices International, Rubicon Publishing, Writer's Block, The Foliate Oak, Parenting Express, The Penwood Review, and Blue Skies Poetry.

My stories

Snowshoe Time

There’s a bite in the wind and our snowshoes know the trail. We’ve done it many times before. And now snow falls at a rapid pace our faces hardened...

The Bouvier

pulls herself to full attention as she arises in the am shuffles purposefully to her awaiting doggie-bowl. Breakfast requests itself to provide...

From Roadside

Cars and other wheel-rims flashlight the hyphenated highway. They have places to go. A family visit -- someone to kiss and other of life’s adventures...

What to Do

today? Lip-kiss my lady. Hurry-shop groceries. Buy sonny-boy a birthday gift. Eat slinky salmon steaks-- and thank you Lord for my life. My eclectic...

Chilly Outside

Crispy cool nature the brrr of October leaves fallen snow on the fly. A nd I want to feel snowflakes lick my face.


5 of my comments have received 5 Great Feedback votes

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Love between a mother and son

Posted on Thu, 02 Aug 2018

Love between a mother and son is a true DNA connection. Great thoughts. 

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Posted in Happy Birthday, Mom - Part VI

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Posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2018

ThANK YOU EVERYoNE! for the Cherry, Inspiration you recieved, etc. Your encouragement and support remind me how much I am humbled by good people in this world -- you. I write - I write. RLP

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Posted in It's More Than Poetry

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Your descriptions are

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

Your descriptions are wonderful.  A really good pussy-cat read. My wife and I recently had to help our precious cat of 19 years stay with us, yes, had to help her on her way to heaven.  

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Posted in finding peace

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Hello PT, Grappling with

Posted on Thu, 12 Dec 2013

Hello PT, Grappling with words is part of the joy of writing. Sometimes I cannot discover the end of my changes, until I return to the very beginning of my poem and start over again. Infrequently there may be two or three versions I like and keep...

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Posted in Somewhere in between

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A powerful epic of love and

Posted on Mon, 09 Dec 2013

A powerful epic of love and caring. The best to you and may the memories and images of grand days follow the movements of your pen.

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Posted in Havisham