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August 16, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
Microfiction is when poets lose the line breaks. Join microfictionary, Shady Cosgrove, when she…See More
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Writing to the Edge launch at NSW Writers Centre

August 16, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
Microfiction is when poets lose the line breaks. Join microfictionary, Shady Cosgrove, when she…See More
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Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group at Waverley Library

July 27, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm
Aug 10, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm –…See More
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SAKHALIN INCIDENT REVISITED

 In the early hours of September 1, 1983, Major Gennady Osipovich in a Su-15 missile equipped jet…See More
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"Rochford Street Press is proud to announce the publication of ‘Before Bone and Viscera’ by Robbie Coburn http://j.mp/1nCjrXJ"
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Rhizomic Poetry and Open Mic at Mr Falcon’s

July 30, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Rhizomic Poetry reading and open Mic July presents: Tricia Dearborn and Laura Shore.Tricia…See More
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Cora Upt posted an event

Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group - Monthly poetry readings at Waverley Library, 32 Denison St, Bondi Junction

July 13, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm
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Dermott Ryder posted a blog post

A FRIEND TO US ALL

The story of the limerick, the carrier of much folklore, may itself be folklore. Although some…See More
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SAKHALIN INCIDENT REVISITED

Posted by Dermott Ryder on July 20, 2014 at 18:02 0 Comments

 

In the early hours of September 1, 1983, Major Gennady Osipovich in a Su-15 missile equipped jet fighter of the Soviet air force took off from Dolinsk-Sokol Airfield on the island of Sakhalin to fly into history and into infamy and to intercept an unidentified aircraft that had penetrated Soviet air space. His unnamed partner was flying a MiG 23.

 

The unidentified aircraft was a KAL South Korean airline Boeing 747 – 200B flight KE007 from New York to Seoul via…

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A FRIEND TO US ALL

Posted by Dermott Ryder on July 3, 2014 at 12:00 0 Comments

The story of the limerick, the carrier of much folklore, may itself be folklore. Although some researchers assert that this form of rhyme was in use in the golden Grecian years, 448 to 380BC. The great Greek dramatist Aristophanes had a good hand at the terse verse.



Pre-eminent in the 'Old Comedy' genre, he was a brilliantly intelligent conservative with the greatest contempt for democracy. He despised the establishment dramatists. In 'The Frogs' he savaged several of them.…

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City Lights

Started by Guy Peppin in Member Poetry Jun 5. 0 Replies

Some people, they do it after work, after going to the gym downtown somewhere, under the city lights, threesome, twosome, handsomepushing down hard into the mats under acoustic squares this is where they feel at home, under the glowing angel…Continue

Over Us All

Started by Stephen Castle in Member Poetry May 28. 0 Replies

                                                        OVER  US  ALL.                          Over us all                           theorize without a speck of concern                           every afterwards through a journey                   …Continue

ABBOTT - INCUMBENT OF CRINGE

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry May 18. 0 Replies

 I dedicate this … to the confusion of self-appointed gods [small g] and to the downfall of over-ambitious despots, and a return to AMDG - Ad majorem Dei gloriam inque hominum salutem – or something roughly similar. Grotesque head, hard face to the…Continue

Tags: Abbott, 2014-Budget, Judas, Ignatius, Aloysius

Tracks-Mark

Started by Kerryn Lee Bon. in Member Poetry Apr 23. 0 Replies

I could cry I could dieAll over again It’s all over; AgainI just lost five Hours of my life (On this backwards trip through these backward back-water daze)And, now I have returned To where this madness all began In a torture of weeds My mind lost…Continue

Tags: ruin, judgement, carriage, pedigree, shit-thicket

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