Poem: A Second Wave? – 27/06/20

The world is tense, while some are carefree,   double digits daily, this is gravely worrying.   Have we become too lax with social distancing?   Family gatherings with warm kisses and hugs, entering personal territory?   Outbreaks in differing neighbourhoods, participation in public protesting: some finger-point the blame,   as they fought for rights [...]

Poem: Fireworks and Flames – 31/12/19

While our nation burns, our fireworks are set to go ahead. Through the cameras, through our eyes, we have watched our bushland and towns and livestock ablaze.   While thousands will gather to celebrate the burning brightness of spectacular sparkles, uncounted others bend their heads in sorrow, their lives in turmoil, for some, everything lost. [...]