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How green was my valley

A man stands on the bridge looking over the river; someone walks on his grave and makes him…See More
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the cynic

They laugh at me because I do not bathe,cackling at my tattered robeThe Athenians are quick to…See More
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SYDNEY BOOKERS POETRY PICNIC 2014 at Paddington Reservoir Gardens

December 6, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm
Sydney Poetry at the Brett Whiteley Studio present the third Sydney Bookers Poetry Picnic in…See More
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Sydnetian Mission Sequence

Hey there Sydnetian! With your mortgage greedy Death deciding proper property You feed me With…See More
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"Lived in Durham for a while - made it to Manchester. Enjoyed this poem immensely Dermott…"
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How green was my valley

Posted by Michael Foley on December 7, 2014 at 17:29 0 Comments

A man stands on the bridge looking over the river; someone walks on his grave and makes him shiver,

He glances to his left as a shadow passes by; a young voice says ‘hey do you want to get high,…

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Archived

Posted by Cynthia Lewis-Jones on December 4, 2014 at 3:10 0 Comments

I lived in the archive of

His  colourful, chaotic past

For two months

Sleeping with the Dust and Boxed Relics

Of his old life

The life he said he’d out grown

The Skin he said he’d Shed

His fashionable fox fur coat

And Hall of Packed Paintings

His One Hundred and One Shirts…

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the cynic

Started by Thomas Kotsonis in Member Poetry Dec 6. 0 Replies

They laugh at me because I do not bathe,cackling at my tattered robeThe Athenians are quick to judgeand smother themselves in gossip They cannot stand my repulsive breathYes! I love to munch on raw onions,but when you dwell deep enough,my words are…Continue

The Last Goodbye - an extract from the Liar's Moon prose-poetry project

Started by Lee Wilde in Member Poetry Dec 3. 0 Replies

Are you staying?” I already knew the answer, the small, chilled word in my chest.“No. I can’t.”“You mean you won’t.”A silent moment there, neither daring to touch the jagged edge.He stared down at…Continue

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Sydnetian Mission Sequence

Started by Steve Campbell Grant in Member Poetry Nov 27. 0 Replies

Hey there Sydnetian! With your mortgage greedy Death deciding proper property You feed me With your three for one dollar purchasing plan Hey you! with the urbane suburban obsession compulsion condition Wrangling over weary 25 year terms…Continue

Vitriol

Started by Thomas Kotsonis in Member Poetry Nov 23. 0 Replies

Cloven hoofed bigotryTreading through the mud,Detached from decencyThe hysteria of what is right The red faced parrot spreads his bile,The airwaves choke with venomThe fear he paints won’t ally,Dripping on a tainted canvass A repugnant pest, trapped…Continue

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