Intoxicated

I’m writing this post in a way I haven’t before. It’s just past midnight here in Australia, and the temperature is down to 29ºC (that’s 84F for any Americans playing tonight). That’s a welcome relief from the 41ºC (106F) we saw earlier, and I’m sitting here listening to the song of the crickets, and the…

Edge of Lindabrunn

The grass caresses the corner where the three roads meet, hills behind and playful hares boxing in the impossible green Beyond, the wilting sunflowers and maize line the street and into the western alps the sun slides, soon to be unseen.   Now rising in the depth of earth the lime-chill waters flow and send…

Spires in the Earth

In a the earth revealed 65 million years before stands a city 1500 years old, the heart of a nation that has for a millennium endured. There, in the soil of the Central Cemetery first turned 154 years ago the ashes of a man who was 69 have lain for two years. They shall no…