Category Archives: Poetry

JOMO

No early morning alarms, no dashing to the station No overcrowded trains, no soulless hotel rooms No buffet lunch tables, groaning with murdered animals, smelling of dead fish No late nights home: hungry, headachy, tired The joy of staying home, … Continue reading

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ASCILITE 2021

Last month Wendy and I gave a presentation about the collaborative poem that happened as a result of a DS106 Daily Create. It was 9am Sydney time, making it early am for Wendy and late evening (10pm) for me, but … Continue reading

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Line of Thought-une Teller

Another line of flight from the lines of thought. As I was playing around with papier mache for the plate, I remembered the flippy clicky things we used to make when we were children – a bit of thinking and … Continue reading

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November Haiku

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Why I write

I write to understand I write to create new worlds I write to remember. I write to relax I write to grieve I write to forget.

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A haiku for the weekend

Writing a chunk of my lit review this weekend. I am not sure if these are my favourite books, but they are definitely some of the ones that have had the most influence on my thinking. Some are old friends, … Continue reading

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Clematis

I cannot improve ‘pon the glory of these blooms Shining in the sun

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N+7 Poem

Today’s Daily Create challenge is to: Write a poem using the N+7 form, conceived of by the French poets of the Oulipo movement. Choose a text, such as Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art,” and replace each noun in that text with the noun occurring … Continue reading

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Frog Song

Rushing to do the daily create today in between marking and cooking tea, as it’s one I suggested and I think it’s fun! My family and friends will know of my lifelong love of frogs, so here is a very … Continue reading

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John John Johnston Johnston

Today’s Daily Create jogged a memory. #ds106 #dailycreate #tdc1592 Make a poem about johnjohnston https://t.co/ymweyfqTik pic.twitter.com/rbj7eDBD4l — ds106 Daily Create (@ds106dc) May 18, 2016 So here’s my adaptation of Disobedience by A. A. Milne John John Johnston Johnston Weatherby George DuPree Took … Continue reading

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