Category Archives: Australia

To an Unknown Bloom – Rhyming Tercet

❤ You might be called a common weed Yet, in my not so perfect garden You are a blessed breed Without much effort on my part You thrive and smile Each morning when I start My rounds of greetings With … Continue reading

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For Anzac Day 2018 – 25 April

❤ I made this collage for my profile photo on Facebook to celebrate Anzac Day this year. In the group photo my dad, Lt Col Dr Bogdan Stojic, is easily recognisable in his Yugoslav uniform. These are the brave POW doctors … Continue reading

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The Sky Is On Fire – Haiku-Haiga

~ Horizon in flames Wild desire burns in the heart December heat wave ❤ The fire extinguished Peace descends upon the world Evening yearns for love ❤ “Good Night!” calls the currawong from the roof. ❤ Season’s Greetings to all … Continue reading

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Foggy Morning – Cinquain

  Dawn fog Gingerly trails Its silvery beard across The bay, letting sunshine stir up The world ❤ Good morning, pretty bird! ❤ We are a pair, always together! ❤ Morning has broken,  Wood Pigeon has spoken! ❤ Good morning everyone! Have … Continue reading

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Leave of Absence – En Congé / Glory Tree – Cinquain

~ This is it! No more procrastinating! I’ll be away for some time. Two to three months, I’d say. I need to do some serious decluttering, as you can see. ❤ Enfin, j’ai pris la bonne décision. Un petit congé pour … Continue reading

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End of Summer – Cinquain

Today 1st March is the first day of Autumn in Australia. Murraya or Orange Blossom is now in bloom in my garden. This evergreen shrub from south-east Asia grows to around 3m (10′) tall. Its genus name commemorates Dr. Johann … Continue reading

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Australia Day 26 January 2017!

~ I wrote this poem in 2013, I think, and my Facebook friend Ag Nes created this digital photo. * Citizenship ceremonies will be held all over Australia today. People will celebrate in green parks and on sandy beaches, in … Continue reading

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Spare a Thought for Santa – Cinquain

❤ Christmas at Bridgepoint Shopping Centre, Mosman, NSW, Australia. Yes, yes, of course he must feed his reindeer, but he must not forget himself! A Cinquain for Santa Even Santa needs to Have a rest, grab a bite, Down a … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day 2016!

Wishing my Australian friends a wonderful Australia Day! I’m sharing again the same poem I shared last year for Australia Day. This poem was written in 2013, first published by Narrator Australia and  now appears in my book “Dreams On My Pillow”, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills, the next challenge: The letter “B”

Birds with long Beaks on my Balcony Black Currawong and Kookaburras The Australian Magpie has a whitish beak with a black tip and sings most beautifully. The Kookaburra is a fat bird with a very strong beak but it’s not sharp, … Continue reading

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