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August 4, 2016 from 7pm to 11pm
Where else can you have such fun for the price of half a cocktail? Featuring the fabulous…See More
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Nascent Poet's PoetryCircle, Chatswood, 4th Tuesday's @ 7PM at Willoughby Museum, Chatswood

February 23, 2016 at 7pm to November 22, 2016 at 9pm
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alan jefferies replied to alan jefferies's discussion We are all poets, or ... poetry in the age of narcissism ...
"Good point Adam. Almost as important to be a good reader, as to be a good writer of poetry. Much…"
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The Fox and the Rabbit

Mr. Rabbit he was out of luck, he tried and tried but could find no workFeeling sad he starts to…See More
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Adam Aitken replied to alan jefferies's discussion We are all poets, or ... poetry in the age of narcissism ...
"Another reason is few educational institutions teach poetry seriously. When I studied English at…"
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Lou Steer commented on Michael Foley's blog post Will I wont I
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Caravan Slam July Slam at Django Bar

June 8, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm
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The Fox and the Rabbit

Posted by Michael Foley on June 11, 2016 at 20:51 0 Comments

Mr. Rabbit he was out of luck, he tried and tried but could find no work

Feeling sad he starts to weep, he has no money, no place to sleep

Just then the clever fox passed by and said Mr. Rabbit why do you cry?

Come stay with me and pay no rent, for I heard you say, your monies spent

My house is warm and buried from the sun, and far away from the farmer’s gun

There are vegetables for you to eat; as well I know that you do not eat meat

I will give you sweets for…


Will I wont I

Posted by Michael Foley on June 5, 2016 at 18:21 1 Comment

Let’s go back to the late seventies; I had been contemplating it for quite some time,

In the spring of nineteen seventy eight, change was in the air and it was time for mine,

It was not the ridicule that worried me; it was more the longer lasting effects,

My friends would take the piss anyway but if it all went wrong I was totally bollixed.

One Friday evening after work I called into Anna’s to make an appointment,

Next week at the same time she would make sure that I…




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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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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