On a bus running late n bound for Bankstown station During post graduationIn primary educationOn a bus running late n bound for Bankstown station My peaceful meditationsUpon Dickens’ ExpectationsAre…Continue
And i will tell you why i think that "tinkle-donk" very clever and evocative
Great middle section bringing in the marriage, really adds great volume to the poem
and excellent ending, great metaphor for marriage (within that…"
On a bus running late n bound for Bankstown station During post graduationIn primary educationOn a bus running late n bound for Bankstown station My peaceful meditationsUpon Dickens’ ExpectationsAre sharply shattered by some stranger’s telecommunications It starts with a vibrationA ring tone infiltrationAnd soon becomes an onslaught of a high pitched dissertation And so my situationHearing half a conversationDrains me of my patience and becomes a damn fixation N’ in case you need…See More
The Best Australian Poems 2012 The deadline for submissions is 1 August 2012, but early submission would be appreciated. Please send up to three poems – recent work only, published or unpublished – to John Tranter at the address below. Previously published work must have been published after 1 August 2011.John Tranter c/- Black Inc. 37 – 39 Langridge St Collingwood VIC 3066Word count: There is no official minimum or maximum length for stories, essays or poems, but please keep in mind that space…See More
I run a Folk Club in Sydney called Shut the Folk Up!
I found you here on this forum and are wondering if you would like to recite at the club this month.. Thursday the 30th of June?
Anyways, if you email me at firstname.lastname@example.org…"
The 2011 Prize – Now OpenThe Newcastle Poetry Prize is turning 30!To celebrate, we have increased the prize money to over $20,000, thanks to generous sponsorship from the University of Newcastle.First prize: $12,000 Second Prize: $5000 Third Prize: $1000 Local Award: $500 Harri Jones Memorial Prize: $250 (For best poem in the anthology by a poet under the age of 36) + anthology paymentsThe closing…See More
Coriole Vineyards presents the Coriole poetry competition, with the chance to win $4,000 and you could have your poetry read at tables across Australia.Bringing poetry to the table on wine bottles, the $4,000 Coriole poetry competition will select the 2012 Australian Wine Poet. The winning poet will also receive the honour of a Coriole red wine named after them, along with six of their poems included on the back of…See More
CJ Shaw saysAgain we come to ride the folk trainFeaturing musicians Eirwen Skye Billygoat and the Mongrels The Green Mohair Suitsand poets Australian bush poet legend The Ryhmer From Rydeand the hard hitting Ron-G-FlexMe, Cj Shaw, run it along like a hula-hoop down Erskineville RdStarts at 8 , is always free and always kick arseSo come along, yo!See More
"G'day Adrian, how are you?
My name is Cj Shaw and I run a monthly folk night in Erskineville at the HIVE BAR called Shut the Folk UP! The night runs between 8 and 10.30 roughly and we usually get four musicians and two poets.
"Hi Cj Shaw, and welcome to the Sydney Poetry social site. You are member #155.
This is a social site that is built by the poets (and friends) of Sydney (and surrounds) for the poets (and friends) of Sydney (and surrounds).
You can add your own…"
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