I have witnessed the end

I have witnessed the end; The death of the Heavens And men fall to the lusts of this Earth I endured all pains of this world And inevitably death will take me © 2010

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Save Australian literature – petition update!

The Australian Society of Authors CEO, Juliet Rogers, has released an update regarding Scott Morrison’s plan to remove parallel importation restrictions (PIRs) on books. Update: 22 AUG 2016 — The Productivity Commission is set to hand the Government its final report on Intellectual Property Arrangements on Friday 23 September. We expect it will not have changed its recommendations. You … Continue reading Save Australian literature – petition update!

left in sadness

left in sadness a shadow lurks in my mind with raging torrents welling in my eyes and the despair caged in my heart with no beacon to guide me from the shadows of my mind the sadness is stained © 2010

Shaken, so lost

Shaken, so lost yet beginning to see it all. In darkness in darkness my mind left to crawl to the forbidden to the unsaid to the designed daemons who maul from within. They are my own. And in this hour, I weep. Sweet sorrow, for my heart does keep waiting for the day when I fall © 2016

Fire’s kiss – original

There is nothing more soothing than a fire's kiss, scarring an eternity of love upon a lonely soul. That was my lust; my desire. I envisioned my heart staining another's, redeeming myself from all the melancholy in my life; owing myself affection after the torment which consumed my mind. But that was not to be. … Continue reading Fire’s kiss – original

When a repressed memory decides to surface…

This is a short poem and may not mean much to some, but these four lines are about a time when I felt so vulnerable and empty. I wrote this when a memory surfaced, one that I had managed to block out entirely for many years. It wasn't until I began writing a creative piece for university about … Continue reading When a repressed memory decides to surface…