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An energy vampire supposedly is someone who lives by draining the lifeforce of those around them. Although the theory sound absurd, there is no doubt there are cases of people (usually old women) who seem to live forever while everyone else in their family dies young. When they have no… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Partly inspired by my favourite song: Heartbreak Hotel by Elvis Presley. Read More
One of four linked poems about my fathers madness. The other three are: Witchery, 20 Years in Hell, and The Story of Hell House. The correct order of the four is Witchery is 20 Years in Hell, and The Story of Hell House, The Great Escape, and Witchery. Read More
One of four linked poems about my fathers madness. The other three are: Witchery, The Great Escape, and The Story of Hell House. Witchery is the best, but hardest to understand of the four. Read More
One of four linked poems about my father's madness. The other three are: 20 Years in Hell, The Great Escape, and Witchery. Witchery is the best, but hardest to understand of the four. Read More
An esistential poem about the evil age we exist in. Read More
When I wrote this poem about 2 years ago I was talking about one ugly concrete tower built in the centre of Footscray. Since 2 more have sprung up, with 3 more (at least) in the planning stage. Read More
time makes fools of all men And it seems of many women too Read More
The worst bit about being a failed artist (especially if you believe you are a talented one) is that no-one in your family ever supports you. Instead they taunt you, torment you for decades, demanding to know when you will, "Give up this foolishness and get a real job!" Read More
Based on the bedtime prayer, "As I lay me down to sleep". Read More
A look at Alzheimer's from my mother's point of view as she was rapidly losing her faculties. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

One of four linked poems about my fathers madness. The other three are: 20 Years in Hell, The Great Escape, and The Story of Hell House. Witchery is the best, but hardest to understand of the four. Unless you have lived under the thumb of a violent madman for a… Read More
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