Category Archives: Poetry

Days like these – part 2

It’s days like these that having me wanting to scream “fuck the world, and every benign creature that resides within it” Every molecule of wanting to punch, fist first, deep into the psyche of existence and tell it to wake … Continue reading

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Days like these

It’s days like these that have me smiling sadly. That keep a grin on my face without falling. Smile forced and stained with silent and dry tears. Confusion reigns or rains. Heavy chest needs cracking open, but how? An appreciation … Continue reading

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Packing

Packing   She wanted to fit her life in a suitcase, up and go at any moment, of time, or whim, or wonder, or window of opportunity.   But the baggage would only ever pile up high, filling every crack … Continue reading

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telling stories

I just read a quote that made me feel real good. It goes “narrative can act as a place to try out new possibilities and models for living”.   Sharing, or learning, or hearing or reading stories, whether with others, … Continue reading

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Love, he never

Pleasurable pain is some thing, he never learnt to love. And so, love, he never.

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I made a zine/chapbook/poetry thingy

I have actually published a real hardcopy, paper and ink, ‘zine’, small book of poetry, chapbook, what ever you’d like to call it! It’s titled ‘She Sat: a small collection’ I’m excited. It’s awesome. You want one. Yes you do. … Continue reading

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under the bridge

The other night, a dear friend and I set our selves the challenge to write poems of a choosen theme in 10 minutes… the rules where as follows: 1. Get one of the boys from our home away from home, … Continue reading

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She Rose

she roses, red, she roses, bleed, light, the moon shine on a rotten day, she shone forever and never said. *** she roses, soft, she roses, never lost, sweet scent, wind blows and bends, forever and never spent. *** she … Continue reading

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Video Verse and Interview: Slamalamadingdong winner, Jessie Giles

Originally posted on Melbourne Spoken Word:
Jessie Giles won last month’s Slamalamadingdong Open Slam. Below we present one of her moving pieces, ‘Eye Spy’ and an interview. Jessie will also be featuring at Passionate Tongues in the coming months. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsQiJVrYWHE…

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Phone aversion – for Jacky T

I have an aversion to phone conversations,  like I can talk to one of my sista girls, or my mumma,  or like my favourite brother boy…  but some one I have just meet or a business conversation, or a “lets … Continue reading

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