Bay Islands Ferry Terminal, Victoria Point, Queensland

Blue As

                    Blue as the tiles from a souk in Morocco Blue as the bird cage feathered with shadow   Blue as the paint splash long since forgotten Blue as the bin mould right at the bottom   Blue as the cornflower crushed underfoot Blue as the gin glass when the bar’s shut  …

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Scant Photo Essay

It is Words On Wednesdays today, so I can’t really get away with just a scant photo essay from a night walk in Brisbane with DJB Mentoring! So here’s a few meagre words to go with the images I took that inspired me the most. If endless energy was my creative enemy, then the lights would be on, but no…

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Concrete and Acrostic Forms of Poetry

It’s been a while since I’ve tormented gifted you with some poetry and the latest issue of the Australian Poetry Journal has inspired me to strap you into your seats and not let you leave until you’ve read some more. It’s not so much a Poetry Slam as a ‘Poetry Ambush’ today for anyone who…

Worthless Entertainment

“What else can I buy?” was the wretched cry – as the last memed Loris died slowly by her side. ~ In diamonds and furs she pouted and cravened, tweeting and twerking that selfie– arse–famous. ~ A man on the street, with no reason to care, made a worthless attempt to explain what is fair, ~…

Currumbin Sand Festival

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea – Swimming In Poetry

Currumbin Sand Festival I’ve lived on the east coast of the UK and Australia all my life; I’m very definately a water person so we have a house that looks out on a bay and love many of the beaches where we live in the South East.  In Queensland that usually means being near the Pacific Ocean, and the Coral Sea,…