Kaleidoscope Online | Timeless: Joyce Lancaster

Love is from the heart



Enduring through hardships

Compassion never ending




Someone to stand by you

Through thick and thin


Soothing the pain

Allowing us to the good

Calm before the storm




Joyce has been writing since 1978 and has recently co-authored a book with Richard Edwards entitled, “Sunnybrook: Poems and Tales”(2016).   She also took a course in writing at ILRC.  She met Ernie and Lucille of Artbeat Studio five years ago and attended workshops and worked reception at Studio Central for several years.   She enjoys sharing her creativity with others at the Writer’s Circle at Studio Central in Winnipeg.  She has Cerebral Palsy and depression.  Her outlook is improved by being able to speak her mind and allow others to see what she has to offer.  Currently she has been doing volunteer work at Studio Central and the Stroke Recovery Association.

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Kaleidoscope is an annually published journal featuring the creative writing of persons with lived experience of mental illness from across Manitoba.

Selected works are published in a digital, online anthology at www.artbeatstudio.ca/kaleidoscope-online.

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