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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, ~…

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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,…

Trio Of Haiku’s Arriving With The Southern Hemisphere Winter

Or ‘Hack-You’ as I often prefer to call them when I’m trying to stick to the 5-7-5 syllable, no metaphor, rule.  I’ve chosen a wintery theme as here in the southern hemisphere the air is getting a little drier, the days and nights are growing  a little colder, and the wind is blowing a little harder, but the return of the whales along…

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  The Lavender Room Zine-in-a-Matchbox series, The Outlandish Watch Songbook and Revisited Translations, and the Short Black Suite poetry postcards are included in the Bound Apart Photography and Publishing exhibition held by Rae and Bennett Fine Art Printers & Gallery from 15th to 28th March.    

What’s In A Name?

What’s in a name? Well, quite a lot actually, like my means of identification for a start.  I suffer from continual misunderstandings regarding my name and I believe it’s totally and utterly unjustified so I’m taking a stand and writing a post about it.  For the record. Written misunderstandings:  My first name is……..Dawn.  There should…