poetry

Declutter Me: Ambitioning a Quiet Life, poetry

Surprised by Ordinary Contentment


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Sometimes contentment looks less like a mountaineer’s milestone, Or an earmarked achievement dressed up in your best new clothes, The end result of all the things you thought you ever wanted…. And more like a secondhand curbside-found round table And a last-minute late lunch on a cloudy Sydney wintry afternoon   And sometimes a couple

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Faith, loss, poetry

Shore Breaks


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And he is everywhere¬†but where he should be, Images of his poor kid-body washed up on the beach like seaweed seared across our screens. There’s something¬†familiar about the way he lies, face down on his stomach, like my four year old lost in a spontaneous afternoon nap Our kids like to play in the shallows,

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