Tag: Poetry

Dandelion’s Play

Yesterday I introduced Riley to his first Dandelion When I first handed it to him to meet it He quickly tried to eat it Then crushed it in his hand and watched the fluff float away Whenever I pass by a dandelion The little… Continue Reading “Dandelion’s Play”

Cover Update

I have updated the cover of my Poetry Collection “My Mind The Menace”, while the first cover I made looked brilliant up close on my computer screen, It really didn’t look that great as a thumbnail, which really is extremely important. So i’ve made a… Continue Reading “Cover Update”

What I’ve Read So Far

Here is a recap of the books I’ve managed to read and review so far this year 🙂 Books Read in 2014 = January: The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5) by Rick Riordan (My Review http://wp.me/p431Gp-3x ) The Demigod Diaries (The… Continue Reading “What I’ve Read So Far”

Newcastle Poetry Prize

I’ve just finished reading the 2013 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology ”Now You Shall Know” to prepare myself to enter this years. 2013 was the 32nd consecutive year that the Newcastle Poetry Prize had run. In this Anthology is the 1st, 2nd & 3rd winners plus… Continue Reading “Newcastle Poetry Prize”

Macavity’s not there

This is a post I wrote for Robert Zimmerman’s Authors We love Series: Authors We Love: Sarah Fairbairn on T.S. Eliot As soon as I read or hear the name T.S. Eliot my mind starts singing “Macavity, Macavity, there’s no one like Macavity, for… Continue Reading “Macavity’s not there”

#PoetryMonth: From Prompt to Poem

Originally posted on A Life Among The Pages:
This month is flying by WAY too fast. As you know, I’m trying to spend the month reading and WRITING poetry since I haven’t done either much lately. Well, I have been reading some more poetry.…

Banjo Paterson Australian Bush Poet Extraordinair

This is a post I wrote for Robert Zimmerman’s Authors We love Series:  Authors We Love: Sarah Fairbairn On A. B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson Banjo Paterson, the bloke on the Aussie Ten Dollar note. One of the all-time most famous Australian poets. His poem Waltzing… Continue Reading “Banjo Paterson Australian Bush Poet Extraordinair”

Review on My Mind The Menace

Below is a review Stephan Attia posted on Goodreads about my Poetry eBook ‘My mind the menace’ by Sarah Fairbairn is an expressive, emotive, and intriguing book of poetry which shook me off balance and reminded me that life was meant for all humans to… Continue Reading “Review on My Mind The Menace”

Be Free

She sits alone in the dark Afraid to light her torch For fear of what she might see She can hear the creatures crawling How close they must be The darkness in her mind all consuming The beasts won’t let her be reprieved Then… Continue Reading “Be Free”

Arms Around Me

My Mind the Menace a debut poetry collection by new to the publishing world poet Sarah Fairbairn. That’s Me That’s Me. This is a collection from a darker period in Sarah’s life, a period she is happy to say she made it through. Here… Continue Reading “Arms Around Me”