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Rain on a roof – real simple pleasure

Listening to the rain as I fall asleep must be one of my most favourite simple pleasures… ever since I was a small child… and in every rainy weather condition, stormy steamy tropics; cold Southern Victorian Coastal Winters; monsoonal showers … Continue reading

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Domes (and the State Library of Victoria)

I am currently studying in the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia… in the Dome… one of my favourite places to study and write. I love how a dome holds you, but allows for that space, its safe, but gives … 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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“What’s it like in Alice Springs?” – desertdates

This poem holds for me, all that needs to be said about my home town and the place that grew me up… Thank you to desertdates for letting this into the word. What’s it like in Alice Springs?.

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She Sat

She sat on the corner, Concrete slab held her heavy, Awaiting his departure. Her feet planted on solid red sands.Not sure if she could continue to withstand.   The yard was strewn with the remnants of last nights chaos. Dependant … Continue reading

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Full Moon Woman Video Clip

On Thursday the 25th April, the full moon was playing havoc with every thing, my emotions, my cognition, my body… I wrote a cathartic poem, to try to push through it all. I posted in on facebook and within 2 … Continue reading

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Full moon woman

Full moon woman, Full of moon woman, Wrapped up in atmospheric lull woman, Break out your shell, woman, Tell them to go to hell, woman, Break free from your spell, woman, Be your own spell, woman, Spell bind and tell … Continue reading

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