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Spreading the word

ABC Local radio – a greatly under-utilised resource?
by Stephen Whiteside

I was very excited when my collection of rhyming verse/bush poetry for children, The Billy That Died With Its Boots On and Other Australian Verse… 649 more words

Poetry For Children

Poem of the Day

Did you now?
by Neridah McMullin

Thought I might stay

Home today.



Did you now?

Thought I might

Miss you,



Did you now? 59 more words

Poem of the Day

Planting the Mango Seed
 by Anna Jacobson

After school, we raced home

to share a mango, one half each-

you let me have the seed. 62 more words

Poem Of The Day

Poem of the Day

by Sally Odgers

AlPACas PACk their lunch with spoons

The OWL decides to hOWL at noon

The HORSE feels HOaRSE when he yells of course… 35 more words

Poem Of The Day

Poem of the Day

A Spider’s Dilemma
by Pat Simmons

An arthritic arachnid with eight knobbly knees

Sought medical help for her painful disease.

Her doctor prescribed her with cream to rub in… 12 more words

Poem Of The Day

The Boy and the Lighthouse (story/poem)

Atop a rose-garland’d lighthouse sat a sad little boy

who had lost his favourite motorbike toy.

He sat on that lighthouse all night and all day… 186 more words

Short Stories

News Update

Poems wanted

Please keep submissions of poetry coming in for the Poem of the Day. Your submissions are much appreciated and I’m enjoying them immensely. If you’re a poet who is still thinking about whether to submit, please do! 313 more words

Poetry For Children