Colleen Wright

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

Colleen Wright Poems

1. Appreciation 7/12/2006
2. Reflections. 7/12/2006
3. 'Why? ' 7/25/2006
4. Primary Or Secondary 8/19/2006
5. Deefa And Ceefa. 1/4/2007
6. Joe Blake. 7/20/2006
7. My Canadian Rellies. 7/21/2006
8. Some Days. 7/25/2006
9. Thunder And Storms. 7/25/2006
10. Trust 7/18/2006
11. The Reflection. [2] 7/19/2006
12. Scent In The Air 7/28/2006
13. Melding. 8/2/2006
14. Frogs. 8/2/2006
15. Grace. 8/2/2006
16. That Magical Magnet. 8/4/2006
17. Revelation. 8/7/2006
18. Floor Flu. 8/7/2006
19. Sparkling Bubbles 8/17/2006
20. The Line Caster 8/12/2006
21. This Rose 8/26/2006
22. One Day In The Life Of A Lonely Lover. 12/21/2006
23. Ree And Me 1/10/2007
24. A New Year Dawning. 12/21/2006
25. Feelings. 12/21/2006
26. A Drop In The Ocean Of Love. 8/1/2006
27. Teamwork From The Deep 8/12/2006
28. Bud To Bloom 8/16/2006
29. The Story Within A Kiss 8/26/2006
30. Winter Defeated 8/29/2006
31. Destiny 8/30/2006
32. Seasons Greeting For My Poetry Friends. 12/11/2006
33. Your Voice. 8/10/2006
34. My Princess And Two Angels. 8/4/2006
35. Ray Of Sunshine. 8/4/2006
36. Anagrams In Your Mind. 8/1/2006
37. Heart Strings. 7/18/2006
38. My Gift To You. 7/24/2006
39. Dusk In The Golden West. 7/16/2006
40. Lonely Old Man 8/19/2006
Best Poem of Colleen Wright

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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Appreciation

Without darkness we know not light,
Without depth we know not height.

Without hunger we know not health,
Without poverty we know not wealth.

Without ugliness we know not beauty,
Without laws we know not duty.

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