envoy (to a drought)

I wept
a river

one text
at a time

so many rivers
I cried

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From the News: Barnaby Joyce’s special drought

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the children . . .

. . . will save us

the children
must
save us

else
we will die

or else
we die

~

From the News: Global Climate Strike

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be where (the slippery slope)

doctor
doctor

let me die

I would slide
away from pain
down that slope

From The News: WA’s Euthanasia Laws.

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oh (possum)

oh possum
I hardly knew you

and yet

I am saying
my
goodbyes

~

From The News: Leadbeater’s possum



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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ A poet reads… II

Reading from Devil In The Wind.

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Poet and author, Frank Prem, kindly agreed to be my guest. His first reading from Small Town Kid, was very well received and today he returns with a second recording, Devil in the Wind

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Frank Prem has been a storytelling poet for forty years. When not writing or reading his poetry to an audience, he fills his time by working as a psychiatric nurse. . He has been published in magazines, zines and anthologies, in Australia and in a number of other countries, and has both performed and recorded his work as ‘spoken word’. . He lives with his wife, musician and artist Leanne Murphy, in the beautiful township of Beechworth in northeast Victoria (Australia).


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