Adventures through the looking glass and out into the big wide world

The dancing woman

The dancing woman’s twirling round an imaginary maypole I see her at the strangest times in the most unexpected places She almost eludes me but out of the corner of … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Worry Dolls

She lets her worries fall to the wind like Sausages rolling on a greased barbecue tray Squelchy and fat and juicy And languishing In oil. She combs her cares From … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

On Hardware Lane

I love sitting at the rooftop bars drinking pinot noir and assessing the skyline from my astro-turfed slice of heaven. I love the way it’s warm when 15 degrees tips … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 2 Comments


I love watching the men Walking their children home from school Talking about the little things As though they were the big things The things that really matter Like why … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

A warning heeded, or a warning extended?

Don’t let yourself fall for a poet It’s a slippery slope Of ever more perfect words Moulded into pretty packages and Hurtled at your middle chest. Delightful manipulations Designed to … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 3 Comments

How to be

I wish I knew How to luxuriate In the glorious eons of time I’ve gifted myself I wish I’d left My left brain behind Or my faculties of reason Or … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment


Is where you find it Place, when you know you just know Isn’t that what they say? And when you find your place Your soul will tell you to stop … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Blue Moon

This month of moons Wreaks havoc on My naïve preconceptions Throws sublime To the dogs And shatters The me I thought I was This moon is full A second time … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Song for Sydney

Today I missed my old home town Missed its sparkling waters, gleaming sunshine Pristine edges and grander styles And terrace houses raked along the shoreline I missed the way the … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Heart Beat on Mt Wellington

A man told me once That I had the perfect heart beat I’d never even thought about it I didn’t have to It just ticked on and on Inside my … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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