Category Archives: poets & writers I admire

Empty Bottles

“Empty Bottles” is a long-winded poem on the drunkards’ middens of the Northern Territory, written in 1893 by William Aaron Millikan, my mother’s father’s father. When I first read his poem a few years ago, I was not enamoured of it’s form. … Continue reading

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look star!

Dave Reynolds – Photographer The view from the campsite at Frankland River, Tarkine, March 2016. I like im. I like im camp outside because of course you got to sleep outside, you got to feel im that wind and look star! … Continue reading

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Arty-farty literati

Arty-farty literati Chinese poets liked to party. Drinking tea with Yixing potters; boiling spring fresh healthy waters; doodling poems on unfired pots and calligraphy in empty spots on brush-art scrolls of mountain scene. With wine in one hand, the other … Continue reading

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