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Bloody Poetry!

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with poetry: I love mine but hate everybody else’s.
In the part of my brain where poetry lies there are only four (see below) rattling around like lost beach-balls, Robert Browning’s… 631 more words


the sky fades
to a rarer blue
where winter
has flown buckets over
to shred
every single flower
in the garden

wearing itself out… 50 more words

Ashley Capes

Vatican Blues (from 'old stone')

Vatican Blues

(taken from ‘old stone‘)

at each bottle-necked corridor it’s one step forward, two steps back. the tour groups are a mass of wandering cattle, linked by their brightly coloured transistors. 61 more words

Ashley Capes

old stone - available now!

old stone: haiku, senryu & haibun is available now!

You can order a copy via paypal through my wonderful publisher, Ginninderra Press, or by contacting me directly for $20 posted ( 210 more words

Ashley Capes


Futility And Other Friends

And what to do when only Sadness remains,

when the conversations lose their meaning

and Bitterness smiles smugly

from across the room. 221 more words

Surreal Inventiveness: Peter Kirkpatrick launches 'brush' by joanne burns

brush by joanne burns (Giramondo 2014) was launched by Peter Kirkpatrick at Gleebooks on 11 November 2014

When Giramondo asked me to launch joanne’s latest collection, I felt an immediate and very real frisson of excitement. 2,171 more words

Australian Poetry