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Monthly Archive for June, 2009

one

of the purposes of blogs was to make short announcements, links & so forth. this has now been destroyed by twitter. but then people still enjoy the odd opera. i just found that my review of alison croggon’s Theatre – appearing in Famous Reporter 39 – is live on the Walleah Press Website. i penned [...]

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One can reasonably expect to be disenchanted, angry, or callously indifferent when faced with the oeuvre of a prolific artist. There can be no coping with such a legacy. Bob Dylan is lost to me. Even if a life is spent excavating and distilling the essence of one person’s lifetime-output it can be concluded that [...]

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landscapes are often successful

i’m curtaining off the afternoon joggers, a species so heart-rending & cup-of-teaish, like your old stuffed rabbit. sat smack in the hillside office brings nought to light though, if one were two, by chance, you inhabit the actual site of an art-work / book / film, a house, an office, a famous toilet & then [...]

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And hey, this one (edited by social networking marvel S. Twyford-Moore) should be cool: The launch of the Cutwater Literary Anthology, to be held on July 11 from 7pm at Serial Space, 33 Wellington Street Chippendale. There will be copies available on the night for $25 each. Cutwater includes 200 pages of new fiction, creative [...]

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submit

    June 30 tends to be one of those dates – financial years end; lit-publications call for their submissions. One of my roles is to provide artistic direction at the Booranga Writers’ Centre. & one of the big things we do each year is publish an anthology of poetry & prose, fourW. The submissions [...]

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homunculus

a meant june. the past has couple years for splattering poems: day one. my mind just slipped it mind. i think don’t i seem to have kept could have that anyway up, but with, it’s disconcerting while… a vaguely signal perhaps, the way of things beguiles getting me away from. lawns overgrown become the more [...]

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personicity

today i did a bit of gardening. must get some new azaleas. the mailman is late – normally presents at 10.30am each morning. is it crazy that i briefly imagine him dead in a ditch? maybe i should get some new hobbies. i’ll start right away. i’ve been going through the archives of adam fieled’s [...]

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pitches

A memoir – growing up in Victoria, with the move to NSW at the age of six. The trials and tribulations of an ordinary life. The move to writing, eventually. The why of it all. What is going to be the strangeness treated honestly? My relentless pursuit of Jennifer Byrne, formerly of 60 minutes fame. [...]

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catch the seafarer of vast doona pattern unknowns in this: like a ball-lightning technologist (his face pretty much an avatar) busy basking, with some expertise in vegetable dye screen printing & love, just to humanise all future victims. secretly i pine for you, also your vast truths mate, like a waiting patient breathing. look at [...]

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