Do not go gentle into that good night | Dylan Thomas #Dewithon

Photo by Jack B on Unsplash | Snowdon, WalesDo not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.Though wise men at their end know dark is right,Because their words had forked no lightning theyDo not go gentle into that good night.Good … Continue reading Do not go gentle into that good night | Dylan Thomas #Dewithon

A Poem for a Thursday – Venus and Mars

Whilst trawling the interweb for possible AusReadingMonth poetry choices recently, I was thrilled to discover the Cordite Poetry Review. It has an abundance of local poets, some known to me already (like Ellen Van Neervan, Eileen Chong, Kim Mahood, John Kinsella, Kirli Saunders just to name a few), but many more new-to-me poets.I still feel … Continue reading A Poem for a Thursday – Venus and Mars

A Poem on Thursday – Sorry’s Essence

In preparation for AusReadingMonth, starting tomorrow, I thought we should explore poems that reflect Australian life in all it's facets. This week we have poet, Mark Mahemoff. According to wikipedia, Mahemoff’s poetry is 'chiefly concerned with framing, reimagining and memorialising commonplace moments, primarily in an urban setting.'Sorry’s EssenceBy Mark Mahemoff | 1 May 2012 | Cordite … Continue reading A Poem on Thursday – Sorry’s Essence