Archive for the tag "poetry"
…and to yours, and to all of us. Sir Roger is currently in the land of the poppy but not near Flanders fields. Yet there are poppies here in the South of France and the whiff of war and bloody conflict is inescapably faintly background to all. And so it was a cold and [...]
Posted: 27 May, 2012 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, History, Iraq, Language, Life, Literature, politics and government, values.
Tags: Afghanistan, alex comfort, anti-war, Australian Values, comfort, History, Iraq, Literature, notes to my son, poem, poetry, politics, Remember when you hear them beginning to say Freedom, values, verse, war, WWI, WWII
Being wrong is hard for most of us to take. I watch men in their cars with women, fiercely laying down with utter conviction the way the world really works. Of course I don’t actually know what they’re talking about but like them I think I’m definitely right. Neverthless I always smile knowingly in my [...]
Posted: 19 March, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, Education, Iraq, Language, Life, Literature, love, mystery, Nature, politics and government, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: being wrong, cultural value, Culture, Hiroshima, Kathryn Schulz, Life, poet, poetry, Point B, Sarah Kay, spoken word, spoken word poet, TED, values, voice, wonder, wrong, wrongology, youth
For Strayaday – Three pomes. The first written under the Poa Tree, the birthplace of Australian cultchooreay where A.B. (Alan Border) Paterson used to camp.
Posted: 26 January, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, fun, Life, Racism, Sex, values.
Tags: Alan Border, ausralian citizenship, aussie, australia, Australian poetry, bastard from the bush, curry, fart, lawson, macarthur's fart, McKellara, oi oi oi, patterson, poatry potery, poetry, pomes, Straya, Strayaday, Sttraya Day, sunburnt country
There is some sort of kickfest going on and one or two people are becoming slightly excited in the key of B flat. These two films will help you understand why
Posted: 26 June, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, fun, Religion, Sport, values, Video.
Tags: comedy, flying ace, football, humour, hurricane, irony, poetry, satire, send-up, soccer, spitfire, sporting values, values, war, world cup, WWII
Posted: 4 August, 2009 in comedy/humour, Culture, Internet, Literature, Media, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: Alaska, Conan, Conan O'Brien, cultural values, Governor Palin, literary values, Palin, poetry, resignation, Sarah Palin, Shatner, speech, twitter, values