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Launch of Australian Children’s Poetry website

Australian Children’s Poetry is a new site that has just been launched. Founded by author Dianne (Di) Bates, this site is dedicated to showcasing contemporary Australian children’s poets and their work. Di’s aim is to put Australian children’s poetry on every map … Continue reading

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Children’s poetry competitions

If you a children’s poet/writer you might be interested in these competitions. This site that I am directing you is not yet officially launched (but soon will be) but as two of the competition deadlines fall on Friday 28 February 2014, thought I’d … Continue reading

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Start of another blogging year.

Happy New Year everyone. Yes, I know some of you have already started the new year blogging but I needed a wee spell. More about that later. Firstly, hello and welcome to the new followers to my blogging corner.  So … Continue reading

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Halloween poems

In Australia, there are many parents and individuals who won’t participate or acknowledge Halloween celebrations believing that it is an American only celebration. Not wanting to become ‘Americanised’ they avoid it like the plague. However, I thought I’d cite some … Continue reading

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A giggle poem – ‘Shopping’

Today I am feeling a little overwhelmed with everything I am trying to get done. What’s new! So what do I do? Instead of knuckling down, karate chopping items from my ‘TO DO’ list, I have just rifled wasted time … Continue reading

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A Summer Renga – completed

In February this year I posted that I joined eight poets at Karawatha State Forest (Brisbane) for a summer ginko (haiku walk) with the talented poet Graham Nunn. Then from that time till mid April we worked on a renga … Continue reading

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April Fool poem

Hope you all had a wonderful Easter. Well, it is the start of a new month. But beware of the jokers as today is April Fool’s Day. So thought I’d post my April Fool poem from my giggle poetry book, … Continue reading

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