Poetry posts


Faces In The Street

One of my favourite late 19th and early 20th century Australian poets is Henry Lawson. Here’s a taste of why. Faces In The Street by Henry Lawson They lie, the men who tell us, for reasons of their own, That want is here a stranger, and that misery’s unknown; For where the nearest suburb and the […]

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A Cat Named Sloopy

A Cat Named Sloopy

I thought I might share one of my favourite poems with you today. If you’ve ever heard Rod McKuen recite this, you’ll know how wonderfully touching it is. He is truly one of my all-time favourite poets, and was so lucky to have met him once briefly when I was young. Enjoy. A Cat Named

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