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Thomas Kotsonis replied to Daniel John Kofler's discussion Stygian Selfie
"A sledge hammer to provoke thought. Good work Daniel! Powerful"
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"Thanks mate. A dark but intriguing journey through the afterlife and into a new skin"
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"Very nice, very evocative imagery. Love the use of Egyptian mythology/burial practices."
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Stygian Selfie

Flash me a sign that isn't a finger or a crucifixionStick your fingers down my throatUntil you…See More
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POETS & ART at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and Regional Gallery

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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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Stygian Selfie

Started by Daniel John Kofler in Member Poetry. Last reply by Thomas Kotsonis yesterday. 1 Reply

Flash me a sign that isn't a finger or a crucifixionStick your fingers down my throatUntil you reach my heartAnd squeeze that black pebble so it starts beating again.Shitting in a bag and breathing through a tubeIs a hard habit to break.There's a…Continue

She

Started by Sasha Jaan in Member Poetry May 24, 2016. 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, 2016. 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, 2016. 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

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