‘Paper Boats’ by June Perkins

Originally posted on Australian Children’s Poetry Website:
? Paper boats conjure dreams of petals soaked by scents of the ocean. ? Traveling boats float in shadows people who have a simple hope for happy lands, ? but white markers sink in sandy earth marking graves of people who cannot resist new germs. ? ‘Once…

The World is All Gates

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck. Ralph Waldo Emerson lined with red blooms announcing possibility the road beyond calls out its journeys to gardens of elsewhere lined with mist dissolving found light cascading into tension on the fields of search muddling with its metaphor it’s the surnameContinue reading “The World is All Gates”