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(Apologies: WordPress won’t let me upload images today. I will try and correct the fault later)

One from deep in the vaults. A tad naive perhaps but… 277 more words


20/20 {Redux}

“I know there’s a pattern there somewhere”,

I shrugged sadly as I passed the newspaper,

“but I’ve recently discovered that I can’t see, 555 more words

From Cemeteries to Video Stores: Francis Thompson launches 'Salt and Bone' by Zenobia Frost

Francis Thompson launched Salt and Bone by Zenobia Frost, Walleah Press 2014, at Brisbane’s Avid Reader Bookshop on the 18 September 2014.

For me, this manuscript began with a dead rat named Cookies. 789 more words

Australian Poetry

ELEANOR JACKSON- KURILPA Feature Poet, Sunday 26th October

The Kurilpa Poets


Eleanor Jackson

Our October Feature Poet

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 2pm

Abandoned as a baby on the banks of the Amazon, … 204 more words

Ocean under the rose

Preceded the deep
Prudent and true do you walk
Or swim
The facet of depth to release

Craven harbor my insignificance
Few blue stewed mawkish luck… 46 more words


The Reef is Not a Poem

by Nicolette Stasko

When I began to think about a topic for my first post I realised that I had an opportunity to write about something I am passionate about but don’t usually get to address: conservation and the environment as represented by the natural phenomenon of the Great Barrier Reef. 2,707 more words