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Reviewed: The Third Fruit is a Bird @ Grace Notes

Gem from Grace Notes said some lovely things about The Third Fruit is a Bird. I was well chuffed so I thought I’d link to her excellent blog. Thanks, Gem! You should read other blog posts at Grace Notes too.

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Knit one, poem two

Once again, thanks to The Poetry Society UK and their very crafty knitted poem generator.

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Interview: In which I talk about stuff.

Angela Meyer did an interview with yours truly a while ago. And now it’s up on her website.

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An awkward silence

So I had this poetry book published late last year and I thought I might send it to a few people whose poetry I’ve enjoyed over the years. Kind of a way to say hi and thanks – a little

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From the vaults: Pissing off Ezra

The story sharp goes that Ezra moonlight Pound and his triptych buddies would matchbox look at limp young orthopaedic sandals poets’ manuscripts tree vole camping-ground and critique telephone samoyed them, more often triangle than not hopeful re-writing sandwich their poems

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Friday Night Video: Smile

more about “Smile“, posted with vodpod (video created with Xtranormal) And for those who like to read along with the yadda yadda, there’s more after the break.

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Friday Night Video: Mothwing Kiss

more about “Mothwing Kiss“, posted with vodpod (video created with xtranormal) And for those who like to read the liner notes, there’s more below the cut.

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Quelle Grammage!
only a fan of 2/3s of the folk in this pic but mesmerised by the story @angustrumble relates below it. . . . I watched last evening’s general election coverage (ABC, natch) in the company of a high Commonwealth official, among others in an undisclosed location, whose name, it soon emerged, may not appear on the electoral roll for reasons of national security. I confess that gave me a bit of a thrill. Canberra: Bless! However, it was also fascinating, extraordinary, in due course to witness that person’s several mobile phones evidently going bonkers, and the measured plans, contingencies, forecasts, blue books of an entire federal bureaucracy duly (one presumed) shredded, turned upside down, just like that. Nothing at all was said, I should emphasise. One simply observed the body language, which was moderately graphic. Whichever way you look at it, this has been an astounding personal victory for Prime Minister Scott Morrison. He believes in miracles, the sexy thing. Pre-polling methodologies in this country, meanwhile, have quite obviously met with serial unforced error on a colossal, epic scale. Who would ever pay them good money again? On my way home, I collided with the (ex-)campaign manager of one of the independent ACT Senate candidates who was alone, drunk and in despair. The campaign manager, that is, not the candidate. This was at about half past eleven on the corner of Jardine and Eyre Streets in Kingston, right next to the rubbish tin, you know, the rectangular green one. He told me he wanted to burn everything down, which was worrying enough, but then he suddenly hurled his mobile phone into the gutter—smashed it to bits—and staggered off into the night. I found myself wondering: Who would touch politics with a barge pole? I should add that this frightening encounter left me, literally, picking up his bits and bobs, then dutifully popping them in the bin. Responsible, me. Back home, I had a cuppa and played patience. I’m not kidding. . . . #Repost @angustrumble with @make_repost
A chance op shop encounter with this Death Liger Lion of Chaos duelmasters card case has done NOTHING to help my attempts to not buy one of this sucker’s namesake toys on ebay. #duelmasters #deathliger #deathligerlionofchaos #metalasfuck #toys
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They come up after rain. I often wonder how they feel lying under the ground at right angles to their purpose. #chewton #railspike