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11.27.2003

By Morgan Finlay

find your pocket

Poetry | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

11.22.2003

By Morgan Finlay

get up and over

Poetry | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

11.18.2003

By Morgan Finlay

foresight

Poetry | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

11.14.2003

By Morgan Finlay

make good better

Poetry | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

11.10.2003

By Morgan Finlay

at the end of the day

Poetry | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Home-Made Incendiary Device

By Leveland

Poem about anger over life's situations

Poetry | Updated Jan 1, 2011 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED: WHEN MY BROTHER DIED

By Philip Roberts

Another true story as many of my mainstream poems are; about the death of my beloved brother in July 1987.

Poetry | Updated Dec 28, 2010 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: justice, death, of, innocents, poetry, verse, mainstream, poetry

THE DARK END OF KING STREET

By Philip Roberts

"Never let a good deed go unpunished!" they say, and this true story seems to support that saying.

Poetry | Updated Dec 28, 2010 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: terror, fear, evil, dark, night, king, street, melbourne, night, clubbing

THE AWFUL PLACE

By Philip Roberts

Existential poem about the worst place in the developed world: West Footscray, a suburb of Melbourne.

Poetry | Updated Dec 28, 2010 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: poverty, unemployment, injustice, australian, fascism, street, people, despair, depression, hopelessness, helplessness

LIVE FOR TODAY -- THERE IS NO TOMORROW

By Philip Roberts

A brand new poem, just finished, about my belief that the future does not exist!

Poetry | Updated Dec 27, 2010 | Reads: 63 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: poetry, verse, existentialism, moody, poetry, hopelessness, of, life

Angel Of The Apocalypse

By Philip Roberts

More wishful thing than anything else; a poem about the fascist elite finally being brought to justice.

Poetry | Updated Dec 27, 2010 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: poetry, verse, religion, religious, poetry, anti-fascist, poetry

THE 1990s

By Philip Roberts

Reflexions about an awful decade in Australia. Note: “Bludgers” is an Aussie word invented by former Aussie Prime Minister Malcom Fraser as a means of tormenting the unemployed and people on welfare. "Stagflation" is when inflation & unemployment are both high.

Poetry | Updated Dec 27, 2010 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: 1990s, poetry, verse, poverty, australian, fascism, unemployment

Bitter Sweet Memories

By Philip Roberts

A realisation hit me that there are no entirely happy memories. All memories bring some sadness, if only at the fact that the good times we remember are now past. This is an attempt at a renge-style poem.

Poetry | Updated Dec 27, 2010 | Reads: 93 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: poetry, verse, japanese, poetry, forms, renge, poetry, eastern, poetry

THE MOURNING SONG

By Philip Roberts

About the horrors of being poor in a fascist country like Australia. Written c.1980, but nothing has improved in the 30 years since then.

Poetry | Updated Dec 27, 2010 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: poetry, verse, poverty, working, classes, australian, fascism, corrupt, politicians, canberra

R.I.P. Rock-And-Roll (1949-1989)

By Philip Roberts

About the death of rock-and-roll music, which died circa 1989.

Poetry | Updated Dec 27, 2010 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: poetry, verse, mainstream, poetry, rock-and-roll, music, elvis, presley, stick, mcghee, chuck, berry


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