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Gangs Of Footscray

By Vietnamese Boy  (booksie.com)

The story of a man who wanted it all. And discovered that you can't have it all. Where did this happen? In Melbourne, Australia.

Short Story | Updated Mar 4, 2013 | Reads: 157 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Footscray,Melbourne,Gary,David,Tina,Heroin

2020's NIGHTMARE VISION

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Kevin Rudd’s overt concern for the future, at the expense of people now living in poverty. Remember, "Live for today … there is no tomorrow!

Poetry | Updated Jan 18, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alp,Australian,Fascism,Dictatorship,Footscray,Hoplessness,Kevin,Rudd,Labor,Party,Melbourne,Poverty,Totalitarianism

CBD (I) (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante about the gloominess about heartless, soulless Melbourne.

Poetry | Updated Mar 23, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Desperation,Australia

THE CITY (I) (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante about the gloominess about heartless, soulless Melbourne.

Poetry | Updated Mar 23, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Desperation,Australia

AUSTRALIA (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another Diamante verse about the awfulness of Australia if you are poor.

Poetry | Updated Mar 23, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Desperation,Australia

MELBOURNE TOWN (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

I don't seem to be able to escape the horrors of Melbourne's western suburbs. I was born there and will probably die there also.

Poetry | Updated Mar 22, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness

MARIBYRNONG (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante is an unusual poem with the structure: Line 1: subject Line 2: Two Adjectives Line 3: Three gerunds(’ing words) Line 4: Four words about the subject Line 5: Three gerunds(’ing words) Line 6: Two adjectives Line 7: Synonym for the subject

Poetry | Updated Mar 22, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness

FOOTSCRAY (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante is an unusual poem with the structure: Line 1: subject Line 2: Two Adjectives Line 3: Three gerunds(’ing words) Line 4: Four words about the subject Line 5: Three gerunds(’ing words) Line 6: Two adjectives Line 7: Synonym for the subject

Poetry | Updated Mar 22, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness

THE 500 PENNIES

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A strange but true story. Certainly t6he bit about buses being terrified of me certainly seems to be true.

Poetry | Updated Jan 31, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: 1966,Decimal,Currency,Pennies,Buses,Met,Australkiana,Footscray,Williamstown

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