Inspired by the phrase 'And seeing that it was a soft October night' taken from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T. S. Eliot.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project while the suntakes timeto settle and this beingsuch a soft night for october shall we walkjustyou and I on the trailupto … Continue reading watching the gold
Just a note to let folk know that I've just sent my the latest newsletter, so watch out for it in your Inbox. Not subscribed? Click the link below and you'll be taken to where you can sign up. No drama. ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing … Continue reading October Newsletter – Book Launch Time!
As you'll be aware, perhaps, I've been rummaging around for a few poems that didn't make it into The New Asylum for one reason or another, and re-posting them here, Today, I thought I might tell a little of the story of a man named Brad, who has featured in more than one poem. Brad … Continue reading The New Asylum – another redux
Inspired by the phrase 'I am mad for it to be in contact with me' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project heady stuffthe world I breathe I take in colourfrom the leaves I take ingreyand white I absorb the sun wave in … Continue reading only I
A little remembrance poem. The 'Susie' of the title was a resident at my place of work. She was a lovely person who was tormented by voices that our best psychiatric interventions and our best desires for her could not make better. I was very fond of her and am happy to bring her memory … Continue reading The New Asylum – falling leaves (for Susie) – redux
I see a great irony in The New Asylum being ranked #2 in the psychology of suicide category. Check out the preview (there's quite a lot on show) and let me know any thoughts or observations. I'll be eager to hear. https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07YF7XNTC Hope you enjoy it, but do let me know any thoughts or observations. … Continue reading The New Asylum – #2
The New Asylum will have a formal book launch in my hometown of Beechworth in mid-November. It's quite exciting and anxiety provoking in equal parts. I'll send out a Newsletter in a few days with some details and all the other things that go along with a new launch (and too much red cordial), but … Continue reading The New Asylum – book launch!
Inspired by the phrase 'The yellow smoke that rubs its muzzle on the window-panes' taken from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T. S. Eliot.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project ohhush now the beast remainswithoutrubbing a yellow muzzle on your window pane it seeksto captureyour attention to draw your eyestoward....what a … Continue reading what (feels real)
Inspired by the phrase 'I CELEBRATE myself, and sing myself' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project and here I amthe morning comeI rise againI rise the sun servesto illuminatethis world of mineI rise to kiss the light rayby rayand beamby shining beam … Continue reading mmm-hmmm (this day)
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