Faith Sands
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  • Sydney, NSW
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Poem - Human

Started Feb 26, 2012 0 Replies

Glowing pearls of time are shucked from my oyster morningas the slow rocking of a boat-weekend lulls me into sweet complacency. Here, now,I am a god,I am the ruler of the golden light and keeper of…Continue

Poem - Anxiety

Started this discussion. Last reply by Faith Sands Feb 26, 2012. 2 Replies

Anxietysnakes into my life like thelong fangs of a religious discourse that slowly poisons whole continents, whole histories. Impatiencetaps at my shoulder like the rain on someone else’s tin roof. …Continue

Time is a Latex Hand

Started Feb 20, 2012 0 Replies

Time is a latex hand stretched into suckerfish perfection and suffocating beneath the cling film of desire that traps the crocodile tears of no-breath beneath a mind bleeding on the sword-edge of…Continue


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Poem - The Cat

Posted on February 20, 2012 at 12:43 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I'm popping my blogging cherry on this site, so I do hope i'm doing what i'm supposed to do!

I've been reading lots of Mark Tredinnick, so i'd have to say that he probably influenced this little poem.  The cat crawled onto my lap when i woke up on Sunday morning and this is what i wrote in about 10 minutes.  I've since gone back to change it, and can't see that it needs to be changed.  However, if anyone out there has different ideas, i'd be very…


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At 21:38 on February 20, 2012, Adrian Wiggins said…

Hello Faith, and a very warm welcome to Sydney Poetry.

This is a social site built by the poets (and friends) of Sydney (and surrounds) for the poets (and friends) of Sydney (and surrounds).

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Great to see you getting involved already. This being a social site the more we all do here the more interesting it becomes for everyone.

While there's no editor deciding what gets published there is just a bit of post facto moderation (please do read) to keep it clean and on-topic.

I hope you enjoy your time on the site and find it useful.

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