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Tattoo’s of Crime and Punishment


Tattoo’s make quite cutting comments,

don’t you think?

Some sort of confessional/conversational

Carved in flesh with blood and ink. 295 more words

Thai massage

The little Thai lady with the red lipstick
and long dark hair dug her elbows into my back,
smoothed out the knots and furrows
in the muscles beneath my skin. 69 more words

Australian Writing

2016 Poetry d'Amour 'Summer of Love' evening :-)

For those of you who live in Perth, Western Australia, or who may be in Perth on November 19th, all are welcome to an ‘evening of love poetry under the stars’, to be held in the Japanese Garden at the Perth Zoo from 7pm. 49 more words

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How to eat at Chinese restaurants

When you come in, make sure to get the seat that’s right by the door,
so that you get the nice fresh air, otherwise you’ll get whiffs… 208 more words

Australian Writing

Poignant and Necessary: Aidan Coleman Reviews 'Vanishing Point' by Jeri Kroll

 Vanishing Point by Jeri Kroll Puncher & Wattmann 2014

Vanishing Point by Jeri Kroll is Puncher & Wattmann’s first foray into the territory of the verse novel and could prove a shrewd business move. 755 more words

Australian Poetry




Daytime TeeVee

sucked me into its yawning maw


Voracious as a vacuum cleaner on Valium

it swallowed my day wholesale

whilst the Vacuous banter of marketing whores… 276 more words

'Forgetting is So Long' - Love Poetry by Australian Men

Forgetting is so Long: An Anthology of Australian Love Poetry edited by Robbie Coburn & Valli Poole. Blank Rune Press 2016

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

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Mark Roberts