Weird things happen to me all the time. I went around the corner to my local coffee shop not long ago and ordered my usual. Flat white. Take-away. “Would you like some organic bananas?” the friendly guy behind the counter said. “Sure” was my raised eyebrow response.
This is a poem I wrote about a woman I saw who was obviously very sick at a cafe in Sydney. I was intrigued by her energy and her strength of character despite her circumstances. The poem just came to me and I had to scratch for a pen and paper to get it down […]
To Mr B – who broke my heart
A little poem about footprints!
I was inspired to write this poem while driving south from Perth to Denmark in 2000. The flat plains were dotted with these knarly trees all reaching to the sky! Not blue though. This picture of a knarly tree was taken at Mount Annan Botanical Gardens in NSW but typifies the trees that inspired me […]