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Old poets dream and gather

October 6, 2014 - 21:49 -- Admin

I remember
Your body in December
Was my summer,
Of content, oh what content!

Our fleeting thoughts, entwined,
Made whole, unwound,
Rejoined, unbound
And that was it,
unbound, unfound

It must have been the times
Chained to change
Its need greater than me
No smashing the chains now

Police investigating police

October 5, 2014 - 10:58 -- Admin

I get a bit of a run in today’s opinion piece by Jack Waterford, editor at large of The Canberra Times.

He says in part:

When John Passant, well known left-wing ratbag, activist and taxation expert, republished on his website some tendentious material about a Melbourne demonstration, “I received a torrent of abuse in the comments section of the article.

Abbott’s melancholy duty

October 4, 2014 - 20:48 -- Admin

Fellow Australians, it is my melancholy duty to inform you officially, that in consequence of the persistence by Islamic State in taking swathes of oil rich Iraq, the United States has declared a humanitarian mission against this cult of death and that, as a result, Australia is also at war. Tony ‘Menzies’ Abbott