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Saturday, August 24, 2019

WEEKENDS & HOBBIES & ROAST DINNERS

I was asked a few questions recently by a new friend that really had me thinking. Scrambling for answers actually, and aware of the long silence the enquirer was experiencing. In radio they call...

JESUS – THE JEWISH DILEMMA

Who is Jesus Christ? The facts are he was born Yeshua ben Yosef – a simple man from a simple town. Born at a time without the powerful worldwide reach of the media’s...

THE POWER OF IDIOTS

I sit in this room, this crumbling room I grew to love, cluttered by the mementoes of a crumbled life. Framed photographs of friends, lovers and family, all long gone. My bookshelves filled with...

THE DEAD AND THE DYING

The heavy decrepit bodies of the great and not so, mingled with their offsprings, children too young to realise that this too would be their fate. Pathetic men way past their glory days paraded...

A WALK IN THE RAIN

He aged within the silences of our stilted conversation. His eyes were those of a man who’d seen his kingdoms fall and the survival mechanisms of such pain had turned him into a statue....

BIRTHDAYS

I don’t look in the mirror anymore because it always startles me when I don’t recall the face. This year I had the most solitary Birthday of my life. Just a simple meal with...

I FOUGHT A WAR FOR YOU

The trumpets that break the dawn A fanfare to the dying and unborn Passion replaced by duty Love replaced by fear And the ticking of the clock Says “Young man please take stock Before you finally disappear I fought a war...

THAT’S HOW IT ENDS

She died in my arms Not a word was said In silence we rose And got out of our bed Her eyes would flash I knew them too well Every man in this town Had a story to tell But they weren’t...

THIS PRISON HAS NO BARS

From the mansions of sadness To the bums on the street From the highways of loneliness To the halls of defeat I’ve watched your ascendance The road I never took Girl, you’ve come a long way On a smile and a...
Oziff poster online

Special Pre sale – Excursion & Kill Ben Lyk Feature Films

Oz International Film Festival https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/oz-international-film-festival-tickets-52303973593 Special pre sale price - $9.95 $20 on the door Thursday 29th November 2018 Doors - 6:30pm Will be showing at St. Hotel, St. Kilda  Excursion Dir: Martin Grof  Runtime 01:24:30 Country: Slovakia Tom wakes up in the middle of the...