YouTube Trailer Premiere for Small Town Kid – loss of faith

I've scheduled a new video trailer to go live on YouTube at 18:00 hours today (GMT + 10). This video is a reading of the poem loss of faith, and I think it touches, in a small way, the difficult lot of immigrant women in a new land. Click here to go to my YouTube … Continue reading YouTube Trailer Premiere for Small Town Kid – loss of faith

the way it works (around me)

I was taughtthat the worldis round that it spins and journeysthrough the vastnessof space right around the sun then backagainnever stoppingin that continuous journey and I’m surethat’s true I meanI knowthat it’s true butwhen I dreamall of the universemoves around me the sun comes upgoes downwhile I …Iam still right here when I dreamI knowthe … Continue reading the way it works (around me)

Ypres (41): an entrance (to irony)

  The entrance to the prison at Ypres, which was used as a forward dressing station by the 9th Australian Field Ambulance during the Third Battle of Ypres. https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C1015610 there’s ironyherein this bloody war churches are the firstto goin the name of god and people must prayto remnantsin mortar here we arewelcomedby the prison gate … Continue reading Ypres (41): an entrance (to irony)

The Indie Showcase presents; Frank Prem.

Not sure if I've done this correctly, but I hope I'm sharing Richard Dee's The Indie Showcase, featuring an interview with myself and his review of Devil In The Wind.   Fingers crossed   Source: The Indie Showcase presents; Frank Prem. Ok. At least the link is there. Can I suggest taking a moment to … Continue reading The Indie Showcase presents; Frank Prem.

rules in the hands of the god (of war)

ta-tara ta tara here are the soldiers red arrayed on the heights and all around the hill their colonels and generals wear special hats they have artillery aimed primed and ready so ready ta-tara ta tara tara here are the soldiers blue arrayed around the hill up on the heights their colonels look jaunty their … Continue reading rules in the hands of the god (of war)

two things (synchronicity)

two things always happen together they are linked forever always two things always happen at the same time they happen to happen the same time always does one thing only happen if the second thing makes it so is it the second creating the first does one thing make the second thing happen is it … Continue reading two things (synchronicity)

Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck #Poetry – long night, moon by Frank Prem

Sally Cronin has found a moon poem in my archives to share with her Smorgasbord audience. Sally is a wonderful blogger with a wealth of variety for readers to peruse, so do visit the Smorgasbord Blog Magazine if you have the chance. The series she has been looking at here in the dungeon regions of … Continue reading Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck #Poetry – long night, moon by Frank Prem

#Flock 90: waiting (patient)

I've been inspired by a trick some colleagues used as the cover reveal for a new book. I hope you're interested in Jigsaw puzzles, because the picture for this poem is here. Happy puzzling. ~~~~~~~~~~ little bird little bird why do you wait what do you see is it a crumb of wisdom that might … Continue reading #Flock 90: waiting (patient)

Ypres (46): when we met (on herberg street)

take a bus down herberg street do some window shopping in the rain there’s no rush and you can take as much time as you need but mind now how you go out there keep the cobbles beneath your wheels it’s a glue pot on the other side if you stray you might be gone … Continue reading Ypres (46): when we met (on herberg street)