I thought I'd start to organise a few more of my poems inspired by images from World War 1. In particular the Western Front and The Somme. This link goes to today's work, but there is a playlist that includes several poems previously uploaded. Here is today's reading: https://youtu.be/givi-u0mWXI World War 1 - 3 poems. … Continue reading With ANZAC Day approaching . . .
no cloudin the sky silhouette treesagainst first light this daybegun ~
a shadowacross the light I close my eyes it is a birdmomentaryin the sunlight there are dancersswaying around the cornersof my eyesnone-the-less did I risetoo fast? is it nothing? should Iperhapsfall right back downagain? nothere is no going backanymore risenis a-risensolet the day bringwhat it will stepping outinto the wallof solid lightis one wayto dealwith … Continue reading April 2021 PAD #05 getting on (with the day)
I'm delighted that Voices (In The Trash) has received another 5 star review on Amazon. These are truly to be treasured. It seems though, that readers may not be too sure what to make of the book. The reviewer (JT) writes that: The book was well written and was, without question, very different . . … Continue reading Voices (In The Trash) – a 5 star review, with a question mark
A singing walk today, around The Gorge here at Beechworth. Facebook link below for anyone who wishes to hear one of the songs. https://www.facebook.com/100012094570562/videos/1151892078557267/ ~
I raise my eyes . . . the top of my headabovethe liquid asphalt tread the moltenbeneath the street it is not safeto surface herewhere the traffic might . . . in a casual way . . . wherethe trafficwillif I remain . . . down again I submerge myselfinto the pitch down again belowan … Continue reading April 2021 PAD #04 for sunlight (amid traffic)
it is an oceanwidean oceanhigh I sail in the searchfor my heart every wisp of cloudbecomes white water blowing breeze move my little boatof dreams searchand sailthe deep blue reaches the last known places the wayfaring deeps for tracesof a wandering heart ~
I understand that April is the National Poetry Month, primarily in the US, I think, but in any case I came across the #NaPoWriMo hashtag again and thought it a good time to try to focus back on writing again ag=fter about six months of dedicated book creation. Turning so much material into book format … Continue reading April 2021 PAD #01 subject