Powerful words?

While re-reading this poem I began to consider just how much power those words have in my life – may, might, should, could, would, must. How many times have I said “blah blah should have …” or something similar? It is words like this that are invisible forces creating pressure in my life. Instead of … [Read more…]

My Country

With such diverse and extreme weather occurring in Australia it seems like a good time to revisit a poem that talks about this. We are currently suffering from extreme heat & major bushfires in the south eastern states; with floods in the far north.  The state of Victoria in particular has been devastated.  My heart … [Read more…]

Explaining the times we face

In these days of gloom, doom and constant bad news it seems hard to take it all in. But sometimes it is not just a recitation of the facts we need. Sometimes poetry can sum it up better … Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; … [Read more…]