Colleen Wright

Rookie (Central west of New South Wales, Australia.)

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I have lived in the country and along the coast of 'the lucky country', Australia, and been blessed to have had many various experiences.
Currently I am living on the Queensland Sunshine Coast.
As a result I have grown to appreciate the earth, people, animals, and plants etc, of which I believe we so often take far too much for granted.
Poetry is a wonderful form of expression and ... more »

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  • Steve Hagget (9/2/2006 4:04:00 AM)

    I think everyone should read this poet - she has an incredible ability to open up windows onto a world that she knows so well.

  • Kee Thampi (8/10/2006 6:05:00 AM)

    This poet really loves the nature, and she open a new window on our Godly Land.
    the real talented lover of our nature makes new pictures in own verse of words.
    I like poems on Frog and poppy.
    Once she may be known as mother of this nature...

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Drought In Australia

Drought in Australia.

The Khaki 'strides' upheld only by the leather plaited belt,
the colours in the checked cotton shirt and the Akubra felt
are accentuated by the brown of the elastic sided R. M.W. Boots
of the man from the bush – he loves his country, Australia, his roots.

This solitary independent unassuming and yet self assured man
falls sideways into his driver's seat of his Holden, as only he can.
Ignition on – car gathering speed as he reaches for the door,
then struggles to correct the seat belt – then foot to the floor.

With right hand only ...

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