Hand of Many Colours

The girl on the sandshifts it to where she is now.She thinks, ‘it’s so many colourseven though it’s said to be yellow.’ She shifts the sunlightwith a subtle tilt of her headher laughter echoing asshe’s saying, ‘this will be what I remember. No baggage for meI’m no outsider to this placeI’m a proud member ofContinue reading “Hand of Many Colours”

From the Archives

The last month I’ve been working on creating folio samples for applications and checking my archives for works that have potential, but perhaps just need more editing or a process of reinvention. The above picture is of a poem from a Writing Group Anthology from 10 years ago! Under One Sky with the Licuala Writers.Continue reading “From the Archives”

Inspirations: Fairytales, Music, and Soul

Just celebrating some recent publications. I was happy to have some poems accepted for the Australian Fairy Tale Society Ezine, Bold Heroines and Magical Helpers, a short story to the about to be released anthology, South of the Sun and to publish my second collection of poems, Illuminations! Looking ahead, I’m working on a newContinue reading “Inspirations: Fairytales, Music, and Soul”

Bring on 2021

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Volta Poetry: Kylie Thompson, June Perkins & Samuel Watson VOLTA is co-presented monthly by Queensland Poetry Festival and Brisbane Square Library. It replaces Couplet Poetry, which has been well-loved for more than a decade, to bring you ⚡electric poetry, spoken word, and the unexpected.⚡ Fri Feb 5 2021 at 6:00…

Meeting Readers!

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
It was so joyful to meet readers of books I have put heart and soul into. Even though I did the best I could, it didn’t quite feel real launching Illuminations online. It was a tough week in the lead up to the Gold Coast visit, as a reading…