More abstract art… the break from poetry continues.
Another drawing and then the same drawing playing around with color and text. Which do you think is better?
This is the second in a series of artwork I’ve been working on during the Canberra covid lockdown. I would love some feedback good or bad so share your thoughts if you have them.
I’ve been taking a break from poetry, mostly because I have been relatively content. For me no pain no poetry is certainly the case. Corona is raging again in my city of Canberra, Australia so being locked in I’ve found myself with a lot of spare time. At some point I got inspired to doContinue reading “Something Different”
I am stoked to say that one of my poems, ‘Breathe Deep, Seek Peace’ is featured on Ashley O’Melias blog. You can check it out here: Ashley O’Melia, Author | A garden of wild thoughts in straight little rows If you enjoy the poem or Ashley’s site leave a comment and let us know.
Every Friday I share a poem that I love and that inspires me. Today it’s Bukowski who taught me that poetry doesn’t have to be pretty and rhyming. I’ve read a lot his poetry and this is one of my favorites. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Would love to knowContinue reading “Charles Bukowski”
A little spark of goodness. 20/07/2021 It was Reds discharge The name they give To a beating administered The day before release A jail tradition Brutal and barbaric… As word got around Beloved as he was The yard put him through hell “You ready for your discharge mate?” He was visibly shaken When the hour came They packed intoContinue reading “Reds Release”
God bless the modern-day kings and queens of the realm. 18/7/2021 The king of the realm Must be fearless, Thoughtful and strong Ruthless and wise It’s not about being the fastest The strongest or the smartest Though he is all those things What makes him king is his mentality, It’s not enough to just beContinue reading “Realm”
Sometimes you have to stand up for yourself. 17/07/2021 It was a risk When he threw the first punch The biggest guy in the yard The meanest too It was damned if you do Damned if you don’t Let it slide and he would look weak Take action and risk a beating Instinct took over Caught theContinue reading “Lifer”
Life is a breathtaking miracle. 17/07/2021 Relax, you’re in a dream In the soothing waters Of companionship and content Let my words guide you Get inside you and heal Any and all pain, Any drama that remains Feel the prisons of the mind Come crumbling, tumbling down Feel the fear and apprehension Dissolve in the light Of love, kindness and comradery For weContinue reading “Kindness and Comradery”