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envious –
even of crowds
in the postcard

crushed beneath
taxi after taxi –
elm leaves

Ashley Capes

New Cover for Stepping Over Seasons

As I mentioned not long ago, the sad news around funding for the Arts in Australia right now has impacted a lot of great journals and presses, one of which being IP, who published… 65 more words

Ashley Capes


The house slow falling makes no sound
Cows amble by without regard
Inch by year closer to the ground
You look away, pull out your working card… 365 more words


Feeding Time at the Tortoise Pond

Feeding Time at the Tortoise Pond

Somewhere deep within the murk,

There the cautious Tortoise lurks.

Out of shadows and the gloom

Suddenly two bright eyes loom! 28 more words

Forever the Same & Never the Same: Maureen Gordon Opens 'Floribunda' an Exhibition by Judy Morris and Ian Gibbins

Maureen Gordon opened Floribunda – Drawings by Judy Morris and Texts by Ian Gibbins at the Hahndorf Academy Gallery, 68 Main Street Hahndorf South Australia on 14 June 2015. 1,177 more words

Australian Poetry

A Collection of Great Variety and Intensity: Charles Freyberg reviews 'An Existential Grammar' by Paul Scully

An Existential Grammar by Paul Scully. Walleah Press 2014

Paul Scully’s poems in An Existential Grammar have a wide range of settings and timeframes. He speaks to us from an olive grove outside Rome in the 5th Century BC, a rural vicarage in winter, a red rattler train, a village in Cambodia littered with memories of war, a rugged mountain walk, the cafes of the inner west, amongst many others. 1,136 more words

Australian Poetry