Richard Provencher

Biography of Richard Provencher

53Richard L. Provencher

Richard L. Provencher has many story-poems published Online and in Print. His writing is about everyday situations and his work gives voice to the not so noticeable. He and his wife, Esther live in Truro, Nova Scotia and are married since March 27,1975.

They are co-Authors of numerous e-Books. A Direct Link to their Author Page on is: http: //

Richard was a member of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia for many years, until his stroke in 1999. He had been a Writer-in-the-Schools Program under their auspices for eleven years. Esther enjoys art-painting, and her church work. Richard enjoys writing poetry, as he continues to recover from side effects of his Brain Aneurysm, which gob-smacked him in 1999.

Esther & Richard Provencher created many of their stories & novels from experiences in raising four children, as well as being foster & adopting parents. Richard was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. Esther was born in Cape Spear, New Brunswick. They were married in Sarnia, Ontario and later moved to Wyoming, Ontario in 1980 and then to Truro, Nova Scotia, in 1986.

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Out Of Stars

The sky is almost out
of stars to wish upon as I climbed
through life then shuffled
into the twilight of my years.
Breath and length of days
began counting as numbered steps -

in the battleground of youth
I was a player

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