Monthly Archives: March 2011

Earth Hour

I’ve been a bit negligent with the blog lately. I went on another trip, stopping by Tennant Creek again for another workshop and event – this time for International Women’s Day which, in Tennant Creek, is more like a week … Continue reading

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Losing Count on the Stuart Highway

  Camo At the Tennant Creek BP Jurassic cicadas have been rolled flat by the tyres of four-wheel-drives that stalled on flooded strips of the Stuart Highway just before Wycliffe Well that’s going under before it emerges again to a … Continue reading

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This country anytime

I was just in the Barkly region of the NT, facilitating a poetry workshop and catching up with the writers of the region. A few of these are represented in the anthology This country anytime anywhere. This is a landmark … Continue reading

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Lost/Found after Carlos

‘si te sirve de consuelo’ (if it’s any consolation) The night came two hours early. The low pressed the speargrass that was storming the dunes with its scent. Cyclone Carlos refugees tried resettlement. A tree was losing the battle to … Continue reading

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Far from Bundanon …

Chapter One In which Lady Chatterley loses at love in the single men’s hut   In the single men’s hut is a loft, is a call to coupling, is a long way down the ladder when he cocks the gun. … Continue reading

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Quoting Bundanon

I’ve just returned from Bundanon which was amazing. On the way home, I stopped in at Sydney, Alice Springs and Tennant Creek. I’ll introduce you to some of the Tennant Creek poets on another post. Meanwhile, here’s a poem concocted … Continue reading

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