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I was born under the star sign 'Pisces' and as the saying goes "You can't get over that". I have life-long interests in water, fish, the sea, sailing and everything wet and aquatic. I have a scientific background in the environment and fisheries. I have written extensively on many topics. I have created and manage a gaggle of websites. I have now retired and live in the 'Shark Shack' by the sea near Jervis Bay, on the South Eastern coast of Australia. I sail, fish, walk, dive and swim as much as I can with the motto: 'Diving for Pearls'. My main focus is on didactic poems. I love the poems of Dylan Thomas and my favorite movie is 'Under Milk Wood' (a radio play, made into a film). I also like Les Murray. My website is Poetry Community http://www.poetrycommunity.com.  Cheers! 


Short Poetry Online


Blog Posted:7/14/2017 1:22:00 AM

Want a quick shot of short poetry over your morning cup of espresso, while you devour your museli, croissant or toast? Well you are likely to be disappointed as apart from the soup there are very few options. The Shot Glass Journal (http://www.musepiepress.com/shotglass/) is an on-line poetry journal devoted to short poetry, published quarterly - few of hundreds of poems submitted are published. Noon Poetry (https://noonpoetry.com/) is similar. There is Twitter using various tags #poetry, #poems, but it is a mammoth mishmash and jumble. A new kid off the block is Poem Snap (http://poems.poemsnap.com/) which uses a forum format, form categories and includes images. Well worth a look if you like a double short shot. Do you know of any others? How do you get your short fix?

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Date: 7/14/2017 3:11:00 PM
Thanks John! Quatrain Fish & they pay! Also Concis, they pay also.
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Date: 7/14/2017 3:20:00 PM
Thanks, These look good. Readers see http://concis.io/stream/ and http://quatrain.fish/ Cheers

My Past Blog Posts

 
Let Your Poems be Heard!
Date Posted: 5/4/2018 1:11:00 PM
I can't like what I don't understand
Date Posted: 8/12/2017 3:08:00 PM
Phrase vs Line as Poem's Quanta
Date Posted: 8/10/2017 5:20:00 PM
Does Poetry Soup Need a SPOON?
Date Posted: 7/29/2017 1:18:00 AM
Grook Poems Worth a Try!
Date Posted: 7/28/2017 7:32:00 PM
Two-Voice Tanka, Thrice Contest Judged
Date Posted: 7/28/2017 5:13:00 PM
New Experimental Form - Tree Poems for Counterpoints
Date Posted: 7/26/2017 12:44:00 AM
What is the Difference Beween Poetry and Prose?
Date Posted: 7/24/2017 6:25:00 PM
Short Poetry Online
Date Posted: 7/14/2017 1:22:00 AM
New Contest Idea - Two-Voice Tanka, Thrice
Date Posted: 6/28/2017 2:25:00 PM
New Form - The BELL
Date Posted: 6/3/2017 2:32:00 PM
Cinquain Express Train Contest Finalized, Toot Toot!
Date Posted: 5/31/2017 1:03:00 AM
Thoughts on Contemporary Poetry, Free Verse Debate
Date Posted: 5/25/2017 4:18:00 PM
Give The Cinquain Form a Try!
Date Posted: 5/24/2017 4:03:00 PM
Be Didactic - Contest Completed
Date Posted: 4/24/2017 9:35:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
6/22/2018 Pare Pairs to Plausible Tankalife,space,
6/21/2018 At the crack of dawn Free verseday,
6/21/2018 At 9:17 PM precisely Free versedeath,
6/21/2018 Troubled Doubled Free versewisdom,
6/21/2018 Wee Willy Nilly Will Senryuencouraging,uplifting,
6/20/2018 Let the Children Play Free versechild,childhood,children,
6/19/2018 Poem to Self in Passing Rhymebirth,death,sea,
6/19/2018 Echo of Sea in Shell Free versebeach,sea,
6/19/2018 Collecting Seashells Free versebeach,sea,
6/18/2018 Gap Fillers Free verseangst,wisdom,
6/18/2018 Six Die Faces Rhymegames,
6/18/2018 Widen Goals for More Goals Free versesoccer,
6/17/2018 Calamari in the Mist Free versefood,nonsense,
6/17/2018 Seance of Six Ventriloquists Free verseanger,angst,spiritual,
6/17/2018 Castaway Memories on Distant Shores Free versebeach,
6/15/2018 High Five Free versehumanity,
6/13/2018 In Summer Haiku Haikusummer,
6/12/2018 Au Revoir Angel Quatrainangel,heaven,rain,
6/12/2018 With Wild Abandon Free versepoetry,poets,
6/11/2018 One Face Moon Free versemoon,
6/11/2018 Hallowed Hollowed Free verseriddle,
6/11/2018 Unpick Haikumemory,
6/11/2018 Space between Breaths Haikuvoice,
6/11/2018 Rod or Pole or Perch Free verseword play,
6/11/2018 Empty Calories Haikufood,
6/11/2018 Shooting Stars Free versestars,
6/10/2018 On Outer Space Haiku Haikuspace,stars,
6/10/2018 Celestial Consternation Coupletspace,stars,
6/10/2018 On Waterfall Haiku Haikuwater,
6/9/2018 On Pond Haiku Haikunature,
6/7/2018 Live Suspended for Now Free verselife,
6/7/2018 Glistening Rhymerain,
6/4/2018 Waterfall Haibunwater,wedding,
6/2/2018 Startled by Strangeness Free verseconfidence,
6/1/2018 Being a Bee Free versenature,
6/1/2018 On Stilts Free versebeauty,bird,
6/1/2018 Just People Free versepeople,
6/1/2018 One Alone Free versesolitude,
5/31/2018 These Days, My Days Rhymeold,time,
5/30/2018 For Your Sake Free versepoetry,
5/30/2018 Dank Free verselove,love hurts,
5/30/2018 Blew Away Free versewind,
5/28/2018 As it is to be Free versestrength,stress,
5/28/2018 Droplets Free versewater,
5/28/2018 Merely Free verseabsence,
5/28/2018 Think Twice Free versefate,today,
5/27/2018 Pieces of Eight Rhymeold,time,
5/26/2018 Millstone Free verselife,work,
5/25/2018 To See is to Change Free versesenses,
5/25/2018 Once More Dear Friends Sijoocean,water,wind,
5/24/2018 Star Gazer Free versesky,stars,
5/20/2018 Wellspring Free verseinspiration,
5/20/2018 Belittled Bedraggled Free versedepression,
5/19/2018 In 100 Years, Mars Terraformed Free verseearth,
5/15/2018 Sea Mail Free verseocean,sea,
5/13/2018 Blink to Snap Decisions Free versefate,inspiration,
5/12/2018 haiku Haikuflower,summer,
5/12/2018 Curry Favor Free versefriendship,relationship,
5/12/2018 haiku Haikuseasons,summer,
5/11/2018 Exuberance Free versecelebration,happiness,
5/11/2018 The Eyes Have It Free versefarewell,senses,
5/11/2018 Dew Forms on You Free versenature,night,
5/10/2018 Dragonfly Tell Me Why Free verseflying,hope,insect,life,
5/9/2018 Catfish Purred Free versecat,fish,ocean,
5/8/2018 We panic in a pew Free verseangst,word play,words,
5/7/2018 Soft Shadows Loose Free verselight,
5/4/2018 Foibles Touche Free verselife,lost love,
5/4/2018 Making Do Free verseword play,
5/3/2018 Any Day Now Free verseanxiety,word play,
5/3/2018 haiku Haikuocean,
5/3/2018 Hankering for a Kiss Free verseenvironment,love,tree,
5/3/2018 Catty Free verserelationship,
5/2/2018 Love is Free verselove,
5/2/2018 Wee Willy Wagtail Free verseanimal,bird,word play,
5/1/2018 Regrets beget emotional debt Free verseemotions,
5/1/2018 In Solitude, Contemplation Free versesolitude,
4/30/2018 Spooky Action at a Distance Free verserelationship,
4/30/2018 Languid Lapping Free versesea,water,wind,
4/30/2018 Sunbeams at Dawn Free verseday,
4/29/2018 I Feel Fine, You Know Rhymefeelings,flying,today,tog
4/28/2018 Eye Contact Free verseengagement,social,
4/28/2018 haiku Haikunature,tree,
4/28/2018 Asp Clasped Free verseclothes,nature,word play,
4/27/2018 Salt Fish Free verseanalogy,fish,food,hope,in
4/27/2018 Implosion Free verseemotions,
4/26/2018 Nature Unaligned Free versenature,
4/26/2018 Panglossian Exuberance Free verseenvironment,nature,
4/25/2018 Forgive Karma Free verseforgiveness,judgement,
4/24/2018 Backwash Free versesea,water,
4/24/2018 Some Only Enough Free verseanxiety,word play,
4/23/2018 Serendipity Suspended Acrosticbreak up,
4/23/2018 haiku Haikuhumanity,
4/21/2018 Foibles and Fears Free verseanxiety,fear,
4/21/2018 Begone Bygones Free verseanxiety,hope,remember,
4/20/2018 Consequences Free versecelebration,feelings,
4/19/2018 Life Feeds on Negentropy Free verselife,
4/19/2018 Starfish Wink Free verseocean,star,stars,
4/19/2018 Implicit Objectivity Free verseprejudice,self,
4/18/2018 Dawn Dusk Blush Sijoearth,sky,sun,sunset,suns
4/18/2018 haiku Haikufish,

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