Entries Tagged as 'Poetry'

A Winter’s Journey – Yass


a new year’s message from our Wagga correspondent, Suzie.

Who knocked over a tinny at Chrissie?
The postie only has one a year, aren”t they good?
Who gave up something?
Who took up something new?
Who took up something old?

Who”s been to Centrelink more than 12 times in six months?
Need a new year”s resolution for Centrelink, anyone got one?
Who scored last year? Yow baby?
Who”s getting the baby bonus? Yow baby!

Who likes George, the one in charge of America that”s Johnny”s mate?
Wonder if they got a Chrissie card from each other?
Who endures and savors the moments of that wondrous day when a foreigner”s footstep ripples throughout a continent creating a murderous rampage of death and destruction across a land that was preserved pristinely & preciously maintained for thousands, thousands, thousand of years?

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Rudi’s Christmas Message 2006

Many Canberrans will be familiar with Rudi de Jong’s hulking frame wandering his patch between the City and the Gorman House Markets, plying his trade which exists somewhere in the grey area between self-published poet and beggar.

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