Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Lockmaster

The Lockmaster   The Lock The lock has shut its doors and water pours through thin lips upon a journey that isn’t permitted, even at high tide, even with a licence. You ask the lockmaster how far you might rise … Continue reading

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NT Literary Awards

I was recently on the judging panel for the Red Earth Poetry Award, one of the categories in the NT Literary Awards. We shortlisted seven excellent poems that variously displayed wit, precise imagery, compelling narratives, understanding of the human condition … Continue reading

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International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

I was asked to perform at this Sunday’s AIDS Candlelight Memorial that will be held in Darwin (Lake Alexander Boat Ramp, 6:15 pm). I didn’t have an appropriate poem to hand and so I wrote two new works for the … Continue reading

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Rounding up Bin Laden

This one has taken me a while. It’s complex. While writing this poem on the death of Osama bin Laden, I’ve been clearing the long grass on my block. Also complex. The two became intertwined … Obama Deals With the … Continue reading

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