Monthly Archives: November 2011

Obama, Darwin and The Pigeon Lady

Well, we had our big Obama moment in Darwin the other day. Political opinions and inconveniences aside, the whole town was excited, and even the cynical would have to admit this. I wandered around the CBD the day before he … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Poetry Festival – the young and the always young

In October, I had the great pleasure of being at the Tasmanian Poetry Festival in Launceston. This was a beautiful community affair capably directed by Cameron Hindrum with the excellent assistance of his wife, Sonja, and a committee. One of … Continue reading

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Mangoes vs King Browns

Late in the Season Mango graves: another year, another blossoming chewed to the bone.     How death slows down time and slices mangoes, gnaws on a seed, takes the skins to the garden, takes a wander, lingers in cicadas … Continue reading

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