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Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2023-09-19 14:39:50

I was in Toronto unloading on a Friday, and after I got unloaded (at about 1 p.m.), I decided to drop in on my old frien....Read more

Six Cans for Buffalo Joe

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2023-07-07 19:47:49

So there I was unloaded in Trenton, Ontario, and there is almost nothing coming out of Trenton that hauls on a step-deck....Read more

Elliot Lake

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2023-05-08 20:44:49

I will not mention names in this story as some of the things that happened ended up in criminal court, and I would hate ....Read more

The Piggy Bus Encounter

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2023-03-07 14:55:19

It was a Monday morning in October, and things were running normally around our place. It was a school day but we were a....Read more

Bad Breaks and Good Luck

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2023-01-19 18:28:17

It was two weeks till Christmas, as Dad walked into the Garage while I was installing the last two tires on his R M....Read more

Dad meets a “Bear.”

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-11-10 08:41:43

Now, Dad was quite a man, and being an ex-serviceman who had gone ashore on D-Day, he wasn’t scared of much, but I rem....Read more

Eastbound

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-09-12 15:06:07

He loaded up and rolled away eastbound through the night,His big old diesel running hard and the headlights burning brig....Read more

I learned a New Trick

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-07-11 22:11:54

Fred, Dad and I had an evening off, and Dad wanted to take in the sale at the local Auction Barn to see if there were an....Read more

How I Write

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2022-05-12 17:09:40

Several people have asked me how I came up with the ideas for my poems, so I thought I might take a little time to expla....Read more

Loading Heavy Equipment

Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.
Posted By Dave Madill : Dave has been entertaining us with his poetry since 2001.

Posted on 2021-09-10 16:31:18

Dad and I delivered a load of machinery to the Vancouver docks, and the next morning I was sitting down to a good bre....Read more