provocation: an ending of the world

provocation: an ending of the world - 06/02/2023 whatin the world . . . is the skyon fire a volcanoin peru . . . perhaps a cometstriking land . . . an extinctionin the ocean . . . maybe the harbingerso longprophesied by nostradamasanet al somehow someway somewhere the sky is burningupthe oxygenin air and … Continue reading provocation: an ending of the world

provocation – the cloud is . . .

provocation - the cloud is . . . - 05/02/2023 that cloud . . . the big –flufffy –cumulo one is it a . . . cloud noI meanreally oris it –maybe –a bed something softto lie down on fluffy blanketsto pull up a bit ofpummellingto make the pillow or could it be a dragon … Continue reading provocation – the cloud is . . .

The graphic designer takes pictures, now!

It is funny how th ebest laid plans take their own paths. Up until yesterday I was looking forward to continuing my studies in Graphic Design and polishing design skills. Starting next Thursday. Alas, I was advised that there have been iunsufficient enrolees for the course to go ahead as planned. Perhaps mid year . … Continue reading The graphic designer takes pictures, now!

The Unexpected Slums project.

It's funny how these things come about. I have been diligently plodding my way through a series of tasks - editing, layout, processing photographs. All as though there are deadlines and demands in place. Of course, there are none, unless I impose them myself. And so, I have dragged myself away from the Bachelards, and … Continue reading The Unexpected Slums project.

provocation: yes no (dragonfly)

a dragonflyis watching me does it seeme yes is it reallywatchingme yes have we metbefore is this someextra-normal phenomena no am Ispecial no is it tryingto communicate say somethingwithout words no could it bea pet . . . trainedto landon my handor a finger no ok ok perhapsI could climb aboard . . . learn … Continue reading provocation: yes no (dragonfly)

provocation: true stories (where the words are real)

do youtell storiesabout whatyou know oronly whatyou feel they saythat every poemis truth and every wordis real is that a thingthat’s known or is itjust . . . is it justa comforting a smallconcealto keep you awayfrom harm the risk isto your own heart from solaceat the startto . . . hidingin the darkof words … Continue reading provocation: true stories (where the words are real)

provocation: the drama (of a dying sun)

provocation: the drama (of a dying sun) - 30/01/2023 do I write the skybecause it isthereevery day – sunbluecloudbirdstarsmoon ordo I wait for . . . inspiration forsomething new – unique a mooda shapea coloura dramaa lifea death ~ I had neverseena daysuch as this the sunwas born –a firein the sky andthe sundied –extinguishedin … Continue reading provocation: the drama (of a dying sun)

burn away (some dark)

burn away (some dark) - 28/01/2023 I can’t breathetoo hardmy heartis on fire suntake it with you suntake mewith you intothe darkI am falling but I havea hearton fire sun take memy heart’son fire take ittake my heart out of the lightas my eveningfalls I recall the goldof each day out of the lightas my … Continue reading burn away (some dark)

Provocation: to stop (is an addiction)

a songis not the words it isthe voice the airthat speaks the heartthat cannotbe spoken raise your voicesthen sing ~ Iam nophilosopher althoughI think . . . deeply enough to drownwithout my ropeto shallow waters and you? where do your thoughtslead the rightsand wrongs . . . the did notsand dids the coulds the might … Continue reading Provocation: to stop (is an addiction)

A ‘Paperback’ bestseller list on IngramSpark

In tootling around Ingram Sparks (IS) new report structure I came across a listing of rankings of book sales against one of the designated categories for the book (Australasian Poetry, True Crime etc). I hadn't been aware this was available. On Amazon it is possible to list a number of different categories for the book … Continue reading A ‘Paperback’ bestseller list on IngramSpark