Closer to the . – a poem in honour of aged care workers

Friday August 7th was Aged Care Employee Day in Australia (I only just discovered). I wrote this poem several weeks ago as part of a series on the aged and ageing. I was going to save it for publication but I think it’s perhaps worth sharing and honoring people, like my mum Emmy, who gave… Continue reading Closer to the . – a poem in honour of aged care workers

A Blessing for the Heart Journey

[Preface]. This poem is the opening and close piece in the 2020 collection of poems called The Wrestle. Available here Today, fellow fallers, recoverers, rescuers, winners, losers, famous and infamous, I bless you. The runners and the lame, the bankrupt and billionaires, the saints and sinners, lost and the lonely, I bless you. I bless… Continue reading A Blessing for the Heart Journey