sticky carpet a hubbuband babbleall around smoke hanging lazyin the air so muchsmoke an environment designedfor speakingnotfor listening not reallyfor listening a young girlshufflesacross the stageto the lectern gains a small circlea small rippleof attentionfrom the nearer crowd she is wearinga hospital gown little more looks to beaffectedby dopeor other drugs maybehospital drugs royal parkis … Continue reading a prophet speaks (her name on the chalkboard)
the world frownson innocence it carries with itthe simplisticand the naïve asks questionsthat are unanswerableuntil the phlegmand jaundiceof a life livedcan put textureinto an answer and begfor firm correction a psychicslapping and introductionto reality a kindof reality aspireor die sweet victoryor mouldering bitterness not even choicesreally just outcomes justoutcomesbecause a smart lickof punishmentis aptdon’t you … Continue reading remember (innocence)
This is always a lovely moment. The books are in hand. General release is on September 30th. Pebbles to Poems - Stock for the shop.
Cherry Blossom, 2020
Apple Blossom, Spring 2020 Our little orchard is becoming established.
Amazon have taken it upon themselves to pop a big discount (A$8.49) on the paperback format of Small Town Kid for their Australian marketplace. This is incredible value for readers and I strongly recommend anyone interested in a memoir of growing up in and around Beechworth (rural Victoria) in the 1960s and 70s to grab … Continue reading Small Town Kid – paperback discount.
Just discovered a blog article that I'd half written for posting on my dot.com site, so I gave it a little polish and posted it. The post is chatting a little about my dislike of poetic forms, except for the one that I like, of course! Have a look if interested. ~