Tag Archives: Poetry

Nightswimming (classes)

Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. I made a decision when I was sick some months ago. Simple as sending an email when I couldn’t sleep to change, put things in reverse. And learn. Now in my second term, the water seems … Continue reading

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Admiration x 3

I’m not into certain kinds of inspiration. I’m not on Pintrest for the words across artist landscapes or landscaped bodies encouraging me to be all I can be. I’m not a Just Do It person. In fact if you instruct … Continue reading

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Poiesis-ly speaking

Poïesis is derived from the ancient term which means “to make”. First I decided to attempt art for the Sketch Book Project. In (re)making the book it sent out, albeit  a 16 page one, I made space for further creativity. Yes, there … Continue reading

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I can has art now

I’ve made a book. Or rather written/illustrated/compiled a thing. It’s been a late rush, as it’s due in a couple of weeks, but it’s all coming together, almost like a plan. It’s for the Sketch Book Project, which is run … Continue reading

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Demolishing a Rhodora

In which we find Bec, seized by an un-poetic and unforgiving mood, interrogating a Ralph Waldo Emerson poem, because the sages say boredom is its own excuse for being. The Rhodora In May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, Evocative, but is starting with weather … Continue reading

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Skirting the edges

Despite living in the ‘city on the bay’ I haven’t been to any sort of beach for about eight years. Recently though, I had the opportunity to spend a long weekend at Mornington Peninsular.  Apart from one day trip to … Continue reading

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Inner promptings vs external stimuli

I went interstate for a bit. There was scenery to look at and memories and feelings. I was inspired. I was going to write about it. But I don’t think I will. I may write it or express it somehow, perhaps … Continue reading

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