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The Painterly Eye

by Nicolette Stasko

It would be an understatement to say that almost every poet has written about art. I could use this entire post to list only the Australians. 1,989 more words


Rays of an Ancient Light Driving You Home

Did you possibly imagine (you couldn’t have)

On that youthful, sun-dappled afternoon in Missouri,

The rays of an ancient light caressing your skin & inspiration, when you were… 157 more words

Text & Image

How to Be Both by Ali Smith

I’ll begin my reviews of the Booker prize shortlist with my personal favourite, How to be both by Ali Smith.

How to Be Both is a delightful novel from the very start, beginning with its format. 658 more words


Two Poems by Lesley Burt

The label on my suitcase …

… reminds me I do not belong.
Outside, sky darkens over a line
of could-be-anywhere mountains.

Electric light casts shadows around… 183 more words

Creative Writing


The lighthouse suggests;
A shoreline’s solidity,
The firmness of stone.

Photography and Haiku by Daniel Williams.

Creative Writing


A town scrutinised
Through the arch’s crafted wound;
A mouth opening.

Photography and Haiku by Daniel Williams.

Creative Writing

Sacral Space

Illumined, milky

a filament of holiness

renders air apart from air;

and who are we to say

that our air is any different?

The panes qualify the cross below them. 74 more words