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Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnic at Paddington Reservoir Gardens

December 17, 2016 from 3pm to 6pm
Come read at the end-of-year social event that celebrates poetry in Sydney and the efforts of those…See More
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Les Wicks commented on Angela Stretch's event 'Invitation | Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnic | 3-6pm Saturday 12 December 2015'
"Ooops, that listing was old one. My bad. "
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Les Wicks commented on Angela Stretch's event 'Invitation | Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnic | 3-6pm Saturday 12 December 2015'
"A wee mistake, it's saturday 17th December"
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Les Wicks is attending Angela Stretch's event
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Invitation | Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnic | 3-6pm Saturday 12 December 2015 at Paddington Reservoir Gardens

December 12, 2015 from 3pm to 6pm
A personal invitationPlease join us for the third Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnicat the Paddington…See More
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Michael Foley posted a blog post

Polar bears in summer

Europe’s finest can be found here on the weekends,Trying hard to be cool and fit into the local…See More
Nov 19
alan jefferies posted photos
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Faith Sands and AutoPirate are now friends
Oct 17
Magdalena Ball might attend Angela Stretch's event
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Fiona Wright | Sunday Poetry @ 2 | Brett Whiteley Readings Program 2012 at Brett Whiteley Studio

October 28, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
This month's feature poet at Brett Whiteley Studio is award winning Sydney poet Fiona Wright.Fiona…See More
Sep 18

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Polar bears in summer

Posted by Michael Foley on November 19, 2016 at 18:01 0 Comments



Europe’s finest can be found here on the weekends,

Trying hard to be cool and fit into the local scene,

Weekend warriors hoping to make it in the big city,

Luck may find them the partner of their dreams.

After a long hot lazy day spent on the sandy beach,

It’s time to clean up and hit the city at night,

With sand and sea salt still gritting between teeth,

A few long ice cool beers will go down just right.

By nine pm the clubs and pubs are really…

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Who will look after me?

Posted by Michael Foley on August 20, 2016 at 16:32 0 Comments



The transparent tube lies on the floor from the oxygen bottle to his nose,

His lungs are in deep decay, asbestos slowly killing them every day,

Years of cutting asbestos sheets sucking down a lung full with every breath,

He spits up pieces of bloodstained lung as a searing pain rips across his chest.

How he used to laugh at the younger guys, when he saw them using a mask,

They called them soft girlie boys, but they are the ones that will laugh the last,

The…

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She

Started by Sasha Jaan in Member Poetry May 24. 0 Replies

Just as small green tendrils that manage to creep through the concreteSearching for light, fighting for lifeResilient and persevering, surviving with only a glimmer of chanceShe too pushed through the oppressivenessWith not much hopeShe fought and…Continue

We are all poets, or ... poetry in the age of narcissism ...

Started by alan jefferies in Discussions. Last reply by alan jefferies Jun 30. 4 Replies

We're all poets, or poetry in the Age of Narcissism I encountered this view very early on  in my life as a poet. I remember going to a party in inner-city Sydney in the late seventies. By then I'd been publishing and giving readings for a few years…Continue

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Magpies

Started by Shirley Evans in Member Poetry Jan 7. 0 Replies

Watch out, those Magpies may attackand swoop on people from the back!They'll frighten and intimidateintruders to their claimed estate.They're boldly plumed in in black and whitejust like Currawongs at first sight.They carol as they walk aroundand…Continue

Poem delivered at Willoughby Poetry Slam last night

Started by Terry Fogarty in Member Poetry Sep 12, 2015. 0 Replies

GLENDA’S STORIES Pubs, I’ll tell you pubs, best places in the worldPeople treat barmaids, with respect, my wordNot like blokes, blokes, damn blokesThey lay and cheat, who’d believeA girl from the streets Bloody Irishman, smooth, as a good Scots on…Continue

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