Poetry d’Amour 2021

Each year, WA Poets publishes an anthology of selected entries from their Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest. The judge of this year’s contest, Peter Jeffery OAM, also chose the poems for inclusion in the anthology. As always, the anthology includes a wonderful selection of poems on the subject of love in all its forms. Love… Read More Poetry d’Amour 2021

Authora Australis: Issue 3

The online journal, Authora Australis, evolved from the Sydney-based Authora Australis Writing Group run by Roger Patulny. The journal presents poetry, short fiction and artwork from Australia and around the world. The journal’s editors, Roger Patulny, Carlo Caponecchia and Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad recently released Issue 3 of Authora Australis. Each issue is themed, with the… Read More Authora Australis: Issue 3

Jane Baker: People

Australian poet, Jane Baker, has released a collection of poems which depict the everyday joys and struggles of men, women and children from around the world. Her book is titled, ‘People’. Jane is widely travelled, having been to a host of countries including Israel, Turkey, Iran, Uzbekistan, India and China. She draws on these experiences… Read More Jane Baker: People

Harbour Beacon

Dick Pettit, from Denmark, contacted me last year asking whether I would like to collaborate with him in writing a haiku shuffle. We subsequently wrote a poem titled Harbour Beacon which was published earlier this year in the New Zealand journal, Kokako, #34. As you can see in my previous posts about the haiku shuffle… Read More Harbour Beacon