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Fishing woes
by Jenny Erlanger

I felt such delight

with the tug of its bite

and its fight till the end to be free.

But now that my fish… 17 more words

Poem Of The Day

An interview with Nadine Cranenburgh

Reading and writing should be enjoyable. If you enjoy a book or poem, share it with as many people as you can. If you want to write poetry, you should.

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Summer Break

On with the wellies, up with the brollies.
Never mind ice-creams, ignore the ice-lollies.
Forget about bathing: a total mistake …
Summer is taking its annual break! 17 more words

Poems & Extracts

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

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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

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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