Tag: Poetry

36th ANNUAL NEWCASTLE POETRY PRIZE NOW OPEN

The 36th Newcastle Poetry Prize has opened for entries. Hunter Writers Centre invites any Australian poet (living here or overseas) to submit a poem up to 200 lines. The competition will close on 30 June 2017. The Newcastle Poetry Prize is one of the…

Nothingness: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

I sit in this chair and ponder the nothingness as it consumes the land that surrounds me. I sit in this chair and as my earthy energies wane the emptiness compounds on me. That a world so full of life could be dissolved into…

DEATH LOVE LUST Anthology

by Aurelia Fray, Catherine Stovall, Lily Luchesi, Emma Michaels, Michael Cross, Iskra Ryder, Patrick Tumblety, Libby Bishop, Charlotte Ondac, Jenn Nixon, Jaclyn Osborn, Jen L. Joyal, Victoria Kinnaird, Olivia Harper DEATH LOVE LUST. Death is definite. Love is infinite. Lust is eternal. In the end,…

The New Year

Christmas is over for another year and as it goes it drains me of all my cheer Regardless of your religion I hope you got to be with the ones you love And found solace in whatever you believe is above We go into…

Today is your birthday

Today is your birthday And I hope you’re doing well I contemplate sending you a message But quickly realise it won’t reach you in your personal hell Is it you that’s stuck Or is it me that dwells In a place of memories And…

Why Won’t It Do

In this world I have everything But it just won’t do Always left wanting more As desire tries to break down the door I can be so materialistic at times That it makes me sick Actually sometimes it causes me to act like a…

Not Giving Up

So much pressure in my head I feel so sleepy and I miss my bedI need a break to recharge my smileBecause I’ve lost itIt hasn’t be around for a whileThese new drugs aren’t kicking inMy point of view is getting rather dimI’m not…