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Welcome to Member Poetry, I hope you enjoy your time here.   The purpose of this section of the site is for member poets to share their wor…

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Stygian Selfie

Flash me a sign that isn't a finger or a crucifixion Stick your fingers down my throat Until you reach my heart And squeeze that black pebb…

Started by Daniel John Kofler

1 Jun 26, 2017
Reply by Thomas Kotsonis

Screams from Canopus

The jackal's head, an eerie silhouette An outline of death beckoning, Fading through the sand. The last gasp before I depart, The colour of…

Started by Thomas Kotsonis

3 Jun 26, 2017
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Just as small green tendrils that manage to creep through the concrete Searching for light, fighting for life Resilient and persevering, su…

Started by Sasha Jaan

0 May 24, 2016


Watch out, those Magpies may attack and swoop on people from the back! They'll frighten and intimidate intruders to their claimed estate. T…

Started by Shirley Evans

0 Jan 7, 2016

Poem delivered at Willoughby Poetry Slam last night

GLENDA’S STORIES   Pubs, I’ll tell you pubs, best places in the world People treat barmaids, with respect, my word Not like blokes, blokes,…

Started by Terry Fogarty

0 Sep 12, 2015


Every little white star who deigns to sparkle and sprinkle his tiny arms into the burly black night-coat; I will think of your face in them…

Started by aspasia

2 May 16, 2015
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In These Moments

At the moment I'm writing, presently I'll be considering my future. Currently I’m engaged in doubtful speculation. Right now I’m fine I’ll…

Started by hobart hughes

0 Apr 14, 2015


It happens in unexpected ways, on lovely ordinary days and quiet bus rides home. Two men discussing cricket.. arguing over points or wicke…

Started by Lee Wilde

0 Apr 8, 2015

Green Terrace Dream

Last night my dream was so green. A stone garden terrace at dusk. Him up there, on the phone, while I strolled along the grass below, enjo…

Started by Lee Wilde

0 Apr 8, 2015

Into Existence (a.k.a. Promises)

De-rail not, the sacred is the mysterious (Though, some will not call you there) Let shadows fall . . .  Believe in the waterfall, with f…

Started by Kerryn Lee Bon.

0 Jan 18, 2015


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