Profile - Margaret Bird

Poet, Photographer, Author


         Born and educated in England , Maggie traveled extensively and continued her 
education in
USA , New Zealand , and Canada ,  
emigrating to
Canada in May 1979.

         She majored in the arts – musician, photographer, artist, writer, poet – with a 
camera being part of her hand since the age of ten.

         Her photographic focus is on creativity and composition, in all areas of life
(portraits, scenery, animals, plants, buildings, water,
children, silhouettes, etc.)

         With a driving force of creative motivation, Maggie writes as she thinks, feels and 
experiences life.  With thoughts and expressions sometimes running very deep, 
and philosophical.


 Publications / Exhibitions  

'Friday's Child' (2010)
This latest hard cover coffee-table book,
contains 20 short stories and 25 photographs.
This 128-page collection is drawn from Maggie's life experiences
and written as creative non-fiction.
Facts and imagination become so intricately intertwined; there is no separation
between fact and fiction - just personal visions through our own eyes.

....   We are the sum total of all our experiences  .... 

The Journey Inward - A Philosophical Quest through Poetry and Photography  (2008)
The Journey Inward is self-exploration and is a path to the depths of your soul.  
A hard-cover coffee-table book in which 75 poems
and 42 photographs (in full colour)
are brought together

to give the reader two different media
through which to feel and understand
the equal wonder and beauty
of both photos and words, in which the dedication is

…’to the eternal journey’…
– no passport, no travel, just arrive! -

  ‘That Which Surrounds Us’  (2006)
A Photography Exhibition, March 2006, with sixty-one of Maggie’s photographs,
at the Gallery-in-the-Grove,
Brights Grove , Ontario ,
which demonstrated the wonderment of everything created!

        ‘Poetic Photography from a Bird’s Perspective’   (2003)
October 2003, Maggie used all of her creative abilities, in bringing two different
mediums together - poetry and photography – using twenty-six photographs and
twenty-six poems, not only to complement one another, but to give
extra dimensions to the created mood, and the dedication of:
…..’to moving forward’…..  







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