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A WORTHLESS HERITAGE

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Black comedy poem about the over-zealousness of Heritage Australia. As brutal irony would have it, a tear or so after I wrote this poem Heritage Australia actually did list a toilet, which they claimed was built in the 1790s.

Poetry | Updated Jan 24, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dunnies,Toilets,Heritage,Australia,Listing,Australian

AL QUAIDA: THE NEW BOGEYMAN

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Terrorism is a terrible thing. But sometimes we have to ask who is terrorising whom. In countries like te U.S.A. & U.K. there is a tradition of making up boogy words and phrases like "commie", "red", "left" to put down great social reformners like Jessie Jackson and to stop important social...

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Al,Quaida,American,Fascism,Australian,Propaganda,English,Terrorism

MEGST: MOST EVIL GOODS AND SERVICES TAX

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

I know it is three years since John Howard was evil fascist dictator of Australia, but frankly he will never be able to stop being vilified after his Most Evil Goods and Services Tax, evil IR laws, attempts to enslave the working classes, and other monstrous deeds against the poor and working...

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Australian,Fascism,Goods,And,Sevices,Tax,Gst,John,Howard,Outlawing,Unions,Enslaving,Workers

THE TERRIBLE NIGHT

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

About the horrors of living outside and the parasitic nature of the rich.

Poetry | Updated Jan 20, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Australian,Fascism,Noblesse,Oblige,Despair,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Street,People

NOBLESSE UNOBLIGED

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Brand new poem I just finished today (20 Jan 2011), about the evils of not taxing the rich.

Poetry | Updated Jan 19, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Noblesse,Oblige,Poverty,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Failure,Australian,Fascism,John,Howard,Liberal,Party

LOST SOULS IN WINTER

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

The fate of street people in an icy winter.

Poetry | Updated Jan 19, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Street,People,Australian,Fascism

Every Silver Lining Has A Dark Cloud Behind It

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

As an existential poet, I try to be as honest as possible in assessing the merits of the world inj which we live in the twenty-first century.

Poetry | Updated Jan 18, 2011 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Australian,Fascism,Poor,Needy,Rich,Gready,Hopelessness,Helplessness

ADVANCE AUSTRALIA? NO FAIR!

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

In Australia the rich pay almost no taxes which is why the poor live in the streets!

Poetry | Updated Jan 18, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Australian,Fascism,Poor,Needy,Rich,Gready,Hopelessness,Helplessness

JACK SMITH MEETS HEINRICH HIMMLER

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

The last of my Smith/Bennett unemployment stories.

Short Story | Updated Jan 3, 2011 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Unemployment,Poverty,Australian,Fascism,Mainstream,Australiana

ROSEMARY & BRIAN

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another of my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories.

Short Story | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mainstream,Fiction,Unemployment,Australian,Fascism,Poverty,Australiana,Erotica

WORKING CLASS, STIFF!

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Perhaps the best off my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories.

Short Story | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mainstream,Fiction,Unemployment,Australian,Fascism,Poverty,Australiana

LAST ACT OF BETH BENNETT

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another of my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories.

Short Story | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mainstream,Fiction,Unemployment,Australian,Fascism,Poverty,Australiana,Tragedy

CHRIS AND GABRIELLE

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another of my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories.

Short Story | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mainstream,Fiction,Unemployment,Australian,Fascism,Poverty,Australiana,Erotica

LAST ACT OF BOB BENNETT

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another of my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories.

Short Story | Updated Jan 2, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mainstream,Fiction,Unemployment,Australian,Fascism,Poverty,Australiana

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL TO ENGLISH DICTIONARY

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

I have been putting this dictionary together for at least 30 years.

Miscellaneous | Updated Dec 29, 2010 | Reads: 6883 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dictionaries,Aboriginal,Dictionary,Australian,Aborigines,Language,Translation,Non-fiction


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