Volta – a Turn for Poetry

Images Courtesy for Queensland Poetry Festival, It’s been 10 months, since a live poetry event for the Queensland Poetry Festival (QPF). So, it was perhaps this that led to such anticipation and a within minutes booked out venue for the first Volta (an Italian term for the ‘turn’ in thought or argument in a sonnet,Continue reading “Volta – a Turn for Poetry”

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…

Burnish of the Spirit

“Be swift in the path of holiness, and enter the heaven of communion with Me. Cleanse thy heart with the burnish of the spirit, and hasten to the court of the Most High.”–Bahá’u’lláh, The Hidden Words of Bahá’u’lláh, Persian What does it look like – this path of holiness? What does it feel like –Continue reading “Burnish of the Spirit”