Category: life

Summer Heatwave

It’s bloody hot The sun is down Not a cloud mares the night The termostat has not budged Is there no end in sight Another long hot humid night Advertisements

Night works

We got a notice The other day Popped in the letter box.   We’re coming along Your street this week Doing some night works.   I forgot As I often do Until they rock on up   Lights flashing Music temporarily blaring Engines moaning…

A holiday night

It’s 8:24pm On a week day holiday night I’m tucked up in my newly made bed Sore feet resting up for tomorrow’s plight. They’ve been sore for a good three weeks now And they will for another few days delight With their pain and…


Why do I work all day Family in the afternoon Study for 3 hours each night? Turn out the light exhausted And promptly drift to sleep? I wonder why each night As I set up for my effort Dragging my tired brain Logging on…

She is burning

Queensland, She is burning Both on the ground and in the air. 100 plus bush fires devouring Any grass tree or gum in their paths. Up and down the coast line From Brisbane down south, To way north of Cairns, Smoke haze fills the…


We have this thing in Aus, This thing that we call Nippers And every Sunday for 6 months The beaches are crowded Aged from ankle biting To teenage sauve and sophisticated These fluro pink vested kids Jump up and run for Flags They sprint…


I have wonderful friends They are bright and kind and cheerful Spending time with them Makes my dramas fade away It is always fanastic To catch up with distant folk The ones that mean so much to me That tolerate my remotes I can…

Thank you to my old friends

My friends from way back in high school Were such an accepting bunch I have never really told them How much this meant to me That I could take my time outs To do what I needed to To study, to sit, to write,…

Oh Postgraduate

I’ve always wanted a Masters Of what, I did not care. I’ve dreamed and looked up courses And plotted as I dared. Now I’ve finally started. Two assignments in. The joy has started to wear – a little thin. I still quite like the…

A story for another time

Children should be loved And cherished Their life a happy playground Their problems should be small or smaller Food always on the table Oh No! I forgot to clean my room I did not eat my veges I climbed atop the trampoline And fell…

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