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For my sister & brother-in-law

I was deeply honoured to be asked to read a poem as part of my sister’s wedding ceremony in Sydney last weekend. The reception was held at one of Australia’s oldest glasshouses, the ceremony on the lawn outside beneath a … Continue reading

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Poem 2011/10

the rage of the dream fades– just 4am birds Finalist, paper wasp Jack Stamm Haiku Award 2010

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the glow

Oct 30, 2002 8:17pm Memory is triggered by many things. Smell, processed in the most primitive part of the brain, is easily the most powerful. For me, the heavy scents of boot polish and Brasso instantly evoke the recruit course … Continue reading

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