Award Winner

 AWARD WINNER

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Featured in the: Daily News Tweed Bulletin ~ Gold Coast Bulletin Tweed Weekly ~ ABC Radio 92.5 Gold FM ~ Today Tonite 

 Writing Awards: Poetry ~ Magazines ~ Short Stories ~ Innovation Award  Amazon Bestseller

 Awarded: Bravery Award Nomination ~ Innovation Award Citizen of the Year Award  

 Invited to: Canberra Parliament House ~ Big Brother Show for advice  

Praised by lumiaries: Hazel Hawke ~ Maggie Tabberer Paul Mecurio Paulo Coelho ~ Jules Watson ~ 

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Latest Books

Poetry "...the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, recollected in tranquillity." William Wordsworth

I am a Poet

For as long as I can remember I have loved poetry, whether it is poetry as lyrics, the feeling of poetry found in nature such as the sunset, the rhythm of the ocean or the movement of ballet. In many ways it is unquantifiable; still I attempt to define it.

Maybe this is to capture it’s essence in an effort to give it more weight. Like ballet or the opera, poetry can often times be viewed as flimsy or unconvincing – lacking a real message.

My Attempt to Define Poetry

SO I shall attempt it … with a little help from my friends … Mr. Dictionary and a couple of great poets. Although in saying that … to me Mr. Dictionary’s definition pales in comparison to the comments from the great poets. Mr. Dictionary’s definition seems to be the flimsy, unconvincing. You decide... what is your definition, discover what Ralph Fletcher, William Wordsworth and Edgar Allen Poe have to say.

Poetry Styles

Poetry – everything it can be, everything you want it to be. This includes styles upon styles, in excess of 25.

People have different styles, poets have individual styles, poetry has a variance of styles. As poets we often gravitate towards a particular style without knowing it.