ride away (from yesterday) - 27/09/2022 when did you stopbeinga little man my little man and growso highand proud which turningof the sun closingof my eyes which facingthe wrong way onceyou weremy little man once . . . who knowswhat day that was a long time . . . it wasyesterday as Iam yesterday ride … Continue reading ride away (from yesterday)
half a mind (to worry) - 25/09/2022 do notworry don’t stress this is –just –me looking inand looking out not entireandnot complete butwithout my usualpretences who am Iwhen Iam only half whatam Iwhen so muchof me –of I –is missing do not worry I am ok don’t stressI will be alrightin time and thisis a … Continue reading half a mind (to worry)
Ida - proof copies - 22/09/2022 When I arrived home from a couple of days away the package was on my front doorstep. This part of authoring and publishing never grows stale, for me. I'll likely make a few formating changes before I turn the book loose, but I'm quite happy with how it is … Continue reading And, here’s Ida!
https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B091886W4X The Beechworth Bakery Bears (Amazon Australia link) - 21/09/2022 I had an interesting encounter with a 10 year old boy, yesterday. This young man had recently taken a copy of The Beechworth Bakery Bears book to school - a 'show and tell' kind of arrangement, I suppose, and he was keen to inform me … Continue reading The teachings of ten year old boys (and certain bears and their condiments)
in the floe (sup long) - 17/09/2022 my dearmy dearthe nectar floesare running pouring down thickly like meadinto a cup the nectar floesof summerrunfor you catchwhat you can drinkwhen you may the honey daysare few enoughand life . . . is a sweet thingtoo briefand too swiftit runs waterthroughmy fingers airthat Ican no longer catch … Continue reading in the floe (sup long)
Ida! Cover Extract from Ida: Searching for The Jazz Baby - 17/08/2022 It's been a job, but I am assuring and reassuring myself that I have just uploaded the very last text revision before I hold a copy of the book in my hands. Hopefully, I can order a couple of proof copies of Ida: … Continue reading Ida – a little fun and revelation.
watching you (the sun) - 15/09/2022 Imay never seea star they ride too high too far fromterra meand mine butI knowwhat is the sun can feel itwith my eyeswhenthey are closed feel itwatching you ~
alone together (share the wind) - 14/09/2022 in a crowded worldit is hard –so hard –to be me I can’t tellsometimeswhat is minewhat is yours I can’t tellsometimeswhere I begin or where youare butI sailas close to the windas I can and you sailso close to the windand her shrill cries she singsin bothour sails … Continue reading alone together (share the wind)
so small too small (homeward bound) - 12/09/2022 and youso small . . . I see you ~ the ocean isa biggestthing its disinterestspreads vastaround you and its windsmay comeand they mayblow youmay flybefore them (theywill not know) (theywill notcare) for youso small you aretoo small ~ I seeyou I knowwhere you are I watch … Continue reading so small too small (homeward bound)
oh to be the wind (to fly) - 12/09/2022 oh oh to feel the wind to fly overwhite-cap waves along a mileofrising swell oh to be the windtoday a momentaminute a lifebetween each pulseand breath oh oh ~