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The Measure of Skin is also out!

What a whirlwind first quarter 2018! ‘The Measure of Skin‘ is also out from Vagabond Press deciBels 3 series. Thanks to Michelle Cahill and Dimitra Harvey, and to publisher Vagabond Press’ Michael Brennan! 99 more words

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Poety Review: Fiona Wright’s Emotion (Domestic Interior, 2017)

Is there a place for emotion in poetry? Many of the poems we read these days vehemently self-express, describe, confess, narrate, think aloud, protest, experiment, puzzle, but there is rarely any power of deep feeling in them. 3,162 more words

A Favourite Poem: 'The Man From Snowy River' by A.B. Paterson

There are many Australian poems and many well-known Australian poets.  Australian bush poetry, which brings to life the uniquely Australian landscape and the people who live there, has always been a prominent feature of Australian literature. 1,281 more words

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Looking Back (Again)

The latest published poem I’m posting is one that carries a lot of meaning for me. It’s one that seems to go down well at readings. 33 more words

Pop up people

Poppin and rocking out with the shocking news of people not along

Are they digging dirt, shifting mirth, Eating in a pop-up park

Booking from, a booking dot prom… 44 more words


Looking Back

The other day, I decided I’d begin posting a selection of my published poems. Here’s one of said poems.

Ridley Scott’s Alien with Moth was accepted for publication by… 38 more words