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DIRTY H2O

Hi, poetry lovers (and folks who thought they could access something saucy through my title). (Well, you can, actually, so read on …) My new book! Yes, it has been released into the world and it looks a little like … Continue reading

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Darwin and her secrets …

Beneath Darwin’s CBD there are oil tunnels that are left over from WWII. They were created to store oil in a less conspicuous and, thus, safer manner. Lately, I’ve been working in an office that’s right above these tunnels that … Continue reading

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graceless, even with wings

  graceless, even with wings   Three wild horses punish the dust.   A butterfly waits for glass to become a rumour.   Once again, I am incapable of tucking my heart in. It will kick up, reckless and flying, … Continue reading

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Utoya Fragments

  these words that disintegrate upon impact   Your arms weigh like you’ve had a stroke of bad headlines, like you’ve given birth to hollow ammunition, like you’ve been boiling sugar with blood and it still hasn’t set. It feels … Continue reading

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Torquay: Rosemary Blake

I was lucky enough to spend an afternoon in the company of Rosemary Blake at the Torquay Froth & Bubble Literary Festival. Rosemary’s an Australian poet who’s just returned from 20+ years in Canada. She has a warm, brave heart, … Continue reading

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Andrew Bolt and love on the same page …

Something for everyone: science, maths, politics, nature, Bolt, bulls and sex – a growing collection of principles. There’s a brief reference in the collection to Indonesian teens that I should explain. At the same time as the live export crisis, … Continue reading

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The Richard Pratt Cup

It’s the big one tomorrow: Carlton vs Collingwood in the Richard Pratt Cup. Being a Blues supporter, I thought I should throw something together for the occasion. I have a particular interest in this one – Richard Pratt (via his … Continue reading

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