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KURILPA POETRY CUP RETURNS! Sunday 28th Feb, 2016

Sunday, 28th February, 2016

The Kurilpa Poetry Cup

Returns!

starts 2pm at the Olde Croquet Club,

Musgrave Park,

91 Cordelia Street, West End.

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Fabulous Prizes to be won! 225 more words

Kaleidoscopic Jigsaw Puzzle: Amy Hilhorst reviews Courland Penders: Coming Home by Ronald Corlette-Theuil

Courland Penders: Coming Home by Ronald Corlette-Theuil. Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd 2014.

Michael Dransfield is somewhat of a legend in Australian poetry, self-mythologised as a ‘ghost haunting an old house’, and retaining widespread popularity more than 40 years after his death. 764 more words

Australian Poetry

Death

darkness crept
a cold comforting blanket
enveloping my rotting body

warm tingling
extinguished by bitter chill
iciness soaking my veins

happy memories
brutally consumed by distance… 12 more words

Poetry

Ghostly mouthes 

Whispers of a long autumn

Gained from a sultry voice

Speaking out in epic airs

A cloud of smoked mouths

Cracking the cackling eternal ether… 21 more words

Poems

Glass in a tree

Stabbing exposures

Inside gowns of naked emotion

Lanterns of blue sick sky

Hanging, by the feet

From another ideas tree

When, tampered by their pleading… 7 more words

Poems

Leaving this house

Leaving
is like breaking something

not a single crash smash on the floor
but a long drawn out rugged
exhausting
tearing asunder

God is in the details… 147 more words

Poetry

Ho Ho Heil

On the station the aging Nazi skinhead
is just another baldy now, he’s
finished his last minute Xmas shopping.
Poking out from his festive T-shirt… 208 more words

Poetry