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Aussie Poem.

Rescued from the Borg. And an excuse for beach photos and marsupials. I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, and damn big snakes in drains. Julian O’Dea

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Poem day

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Walk with St Francis along the strand and see the wavelets each with a hand white and frothy, clapping and waving as creation goes on, roaring with delight, making that joyful noise to the Lord of uninterrupted praise day and night. Julian O’Dea

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Poem (morbid) of the day. And song.

I don’t know it Julian was thinking of coldplay, but I did. Better poem, better actions than D. H. Lawerence yesterday. Driving past in the fog, they could still make out the car perched on the verge and the couple’s heads together in the front seat, and, unwitting, think “young love”, admiring only perfection in […]

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Poem creek daily.

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We found another creek, forgotten, hardly on the map, small and brown, almost too modest to flow, behind the poplars planted to hide the workers’ houses. Julian O’Dea.

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Against self immolation: poem day.

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The death poem was part of the ritual of honorable self destruction in Bushido. Akin to Bushido, a delusion. the laughing wave that washed away his death poem Julian O’Dea,

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