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A Peeping Tom’s focus: Thursday’s Special

Surreptitious photography Through the hole in the wall Gives perfect focus for the grasses But point of focus was supposed to be That which is all blurry. In response to Paula’s Thursday’s Special

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Rock, Paper Scissors: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

“Mine, said the stone, mine is the hour. I crush the scissors, such is my power. Stronger than wishes, my power, alone. Mine, said the paper, mine are the words that smother the stone with imagined birds, reams of them, … Continue reading

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Commercial Buildings: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Country or city the aim is still the same Take some cash Make a buck A living to sustain Some perhaps more lucrative whilst others, a lifestyle they might gain. (or perhaps just extreme tiredness.) In response to Cee’s Fun … Continue reading

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Flaneur: Weekly Discover Challenge

People smile and say gud day Friends gather, some picnic by the river Others whisper secrets Laughter everywhere. The man with the frown, mouth drooping Out of place Met friends Arms surround He must have lost his mate. Old people … Continue reading

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The Homeless: Weekly Discover Challenge

In response to this video and being very aware of the homeless problem in Sydney  I wrote this poem. I have published it before but it seemed to fit this challenge set by the Weekly Discover challenge team where they … Continue reading

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Outer Layers: Weekly Discover Challenge

Sometimes I care that the world sees me as fitting in, noticed but without the double take. Sometimes I fear and in those times I want to blend go unnoticed staying hidden from view. Perhaps given courage by what I … Continue reading

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Mirrors: Thursday’s Special

With mirrors, Beauty can be doubled or turn the thin to fat remove the body from the body or turn things up side down giving length in watery mirrors, too shallow for one to drown. In response to Paula’s Thursday … Continue reading

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