Monthly Archives: November 2015

Being Illustrated

  A complimentary copy of Falling and Flying, Poems on Ageing arrived in my mailbox this morning.  The list of contributors reads like Who’s Who in the poetry circle in Australia–names such as Bruce Dawe, Rosemary Dobson, Robert Gray, Gwen Harwood, Dorothy Hewett, Clive … Continue reading

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The Retreat of the Drones

I am not claiming victory, as I know well that I am safe only for the interval before the next onslaught. Last evening an ‘acting manager’ of Enable NSW called to apologise for the torment I’d suffered and to waive my … Continue reading

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Being Published

My poem Sacrifice was recently included in two anthologies:  Live Poets @ Don Bank’s 25th Anniversary Anthology: ‘Can I Tell You a Secret?’ by Ginninderra Press and Royal North Shore Hospital’s book on ageing. Live Poets’ organiser offers a discount to contributors, … Continue reading

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