Devil In The Wind – a discussion by Kriti Khare

Kriti Khare is an Indian born Canadian who has been kind enough to read, review and discuss Devil In The Wind over on her blog site - Armed With a Book. It's is so interesting, to me, to see the way folk in other countries than Australia read and respond to these stories of fire … Continue reading Devil In The Wind – a discussion by Kriti Khare

Herja, Devastation – First Review

I'm delighted to share the first review in for Herja, Devastation, posted over on Goodreads. Thank you, Cassandra. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2984761469?book_show_action=false#comment_form Text reads as follows: 5 starsThis book was an e-ARC.The cover alone was enough to excite me to look inside. I'm glad I did.It felt like a wild ride even though it was underplayed. I wish … Continue reading Herja, Devastation – First Review

atomically speaking

Inspired by the phrase 'My tongue, every atom of my blood' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I speakaloud I speak with passionin eachutterance I speak to you I tell youeverythingthat I believe in I talk to the nightand speak aloudyour name … Continue reading atomically speaking

insubstantially superior

from the bridgeIoverlook from this pointthe wattleis below me I amthe superior being I towerabove butthe wattleis a beautiful thingthe creekholds the skyabove and though Iam superiorI amas nothing what is below meis above from hereall I castis shadow insubstantialas the airI breathe no morethan motesarranged insubstantial ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about … Continue reading insubstantially superior

(PAD #053) unchanging in the waters (of the river)

a river runs I hear itwashing by I clingto a raftof myselfuponthat stream the river isunchangingbut the wateris not the same I am unchangingbutI wash myselfagain and I am freedofthe one I was freed of that old self the waters take meand I know that feelingwell put my headbelow the surfacebecausewho knowswhat I mightfind perhaps … Continue reading (PAD #053) unchanging in the waters (of the river)

Herja, Devastation – Sneak Peek.

It seems that Amazon's 'Look Inside' function won't catch up with this #1 New poetry release for a couple of days, and I know folk like to take a peek. Problem! Well, the embed function seems to provide a look inside, so I'll post it here again, for anyone that wants to visit, and hope … Continue reading Herja, Devastation – Sneak Peek.

words (not today)

Inspired by the phrase 'Of insidious intent' taken from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T. S. Eliot.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I cannot writefor youtoday I apologise I regret there is no insidious intent nono it’s justI cannot place my fingerson a pen cannot expressmy moodor feeling I … Continue reading words (not today)

Herja, Devastation – #1 new release

I do so love this moment, when I randomly log on to Amazon to check a detail and find a brand new banner waving alongside the title: #1 New Release in Australian and Oceanian Poetry. Welcome to the random rankings, Herja, Devastation! Herja has also just picked up a 5 star rating over at Goodreads. … Continue reading Herja, Devastation – #1 new release

as though (always)

Inspired by the phrase 'While all about us peal the loud, sweet Te Deums of the Canterbury bells', from the poem 'Madonna of the Evening Flowers' written by Amy Lowell. This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project when the bell ringersfor the granite built cathedralup on the town’s hillbegin their practice it will … Continue reading as though (always)

is beautiful (this year)

Inspired by the phrase 'I loafe and invite my soul' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I will wanderwool gatheringin my mind as the windblowsstray petals of blossombefore me a loaf alongwith my faceto the breezebring the power of the smellof springto … Continue reading is beautiful (this year)