Hello everyone, I write the poetry I do to reflect my life experiencies, hopes, dreams and expectations. Sometimes it’s to comment on some aspect of life that catches my attention. Other times I write simply to experience the joy of creating something that has never been before. I was having a conversation with a lovely [...]
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Recently I attended a dinner in Sydney. It was a sports awards dinner and I am President of NSW Squash. The board had as their guest the CEO of Lifeline, a well known charity that provides support and counselling for people struggling with life. For some reason the conversation turned to the arts and mentioned [...]
As those of you who have followed my poems know, I often write because of something in my life stirring me to comment. Quite a number of years ago my life long friend married for a second time. Both he and his lady had grown children and I chided him how someone as plain as [...]
Many years ago I used to attend meetings of poets. At one such meeting I heard a Russian called Yuri tell a story. He insisted the lights be turned out and he then lit a candle. He really created a mood and then told his tale. It struck me that so much of our history [...]
I am sometimes disappointed at the way we set up barriers to prevent us reaching our true potential. We lose courage and daring as life buffets us about, never realizing that it’s the struggle that is the essence of life. We should celebrate our triumphs and learn from our tragedies. Yet so many of us [...]