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"Edwin Wilson's 'Stardust Painter-Poet' to be launched at Retrospective art show of same name at the RAS Lavender Bay Gallery, 8 April 2016"
Feb 8
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Nascent Poet's PoetryCircle, Chatswood at Willoughby Museum, Chatswood

February 23, 2016 at 7pm to November 22, 2016 at 9pm
Monthly meeting of up to ten poets for poetry sharing. Note change of date from Tuesday 9th to…See More
Jan 29
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Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group at Theory Room, 1st floor, Waverley Library,

February 14, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
14 Feb 2016 from 3pm to 5pm –…See More
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Jan 28
Les Wicks posted an event

“INTENSE” – poetry workshop with Les Wicks - 5 hours face-to-face plus substantial prior editorial work. at Glebe

March 13, 2016 to April 3, 2016
Venue: Sydney, GlebeSunday 3 April 10.00 to 3.30 with a 30 minute break for bring-your-own…See More
Jan 27
Caitlin Still updated their profile
Jan 26
Les Wicks posted an event

Book Launches at Friend in Hand Hotel

February 6, 2016 from 2:30pm to 5pm
Getting By      Not Fitting In Les Wicks’ 13th book is being launched by distinguished poet Chris…See More
Jan 14


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The Entertainers

Posted by Michael Foley on January 7, 2016 at 19:01 0 Comments

A bed came through the front bedroom window on a fine sunny afternoon,

With the promise that she would follow it, if his supper was not ready soon,

Another match made in heaven and all good things comes to he who waits,

She watches him devour his supper and afterwards washes up his plate.

To say they have a few problems would be the understatement of the year,

But home is where the heart is even if it means the odd belt around the ears,




Posted by Michael Foley on November 14, 2015 at 20:24 0 Comments


The carpet pile between her toes is a real turn on, as she walks to the bedroom door,

A damp towel wrapped around her size ten, only seems to excite her even more,

This affair is only about one month old, and the touch of his hand sets her on fire,

It’s not love but God it feels so good, just his look fills her with a burning desire.

Handsome but not drop dead gorgeous, he is packed and stacked in all the right places,

When he runs his hand up…




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

Ashley Martin & Madison. Are they related?

Started by Andy Glenn in Discussions Aug 31, 2015. 0 Replies

The parting of my hairWake in fright....'Ahhh ah' some still there.From too much sexOr not enough sexEither way few women need to careBut those that do Know the colour blueAnd the depths of deep…Continue

RhiZomiC, Glebe, July 29

Started by Lorne Johnson in Discussions Jul 21, 2015. 0 Replies

Peter Lach-Newinsky and Carol Jenkins are on. I'll be there. Who's coming? Continue


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