Frances Macaulay Forde

Frances Macaulay Forde

Born: UK, grew up: Africa, now living: Perth, Western Australia
Frances Macaulay Forde
Born: UK, grew up: Africa, now living: Perth, Western Australia
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So... my writing in a nutshell.

I was involved in film in the early 80's then divorce meant putting aside my aspirations although I continued to be involved in the writing world.

I switched to novels & writing for children ~ was even awarded for my efforts... Theatre and community involvement consumed me for twenty years. There was
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Cinquain - No 1 - Trust

I have
taken your words
folded both hands over
then held them tightly to my heart.

A Found Memory

Fossil:Dry.Smooth?Not smooth - rough.
Light!Weighs nothing.I move my finger
to slip over the top end and find smooth.
A clean cut.A harsh chopping off.

An Aussie Chrissie...

Because it's Christmas in Australia,
Yellow tree-fungi flowers in the sun.
The temperature's regularly over 30
and bloody water restrictions are on.

Beach Babe

Rippled by rolling heart-waves,
inexorably advancing -
consistently -


before cultivation the water flowed
bouncing on leaves falling falling
to pool on fertile forest floor below


Frances Macaulay Forde 27 October 2019

Please NOTE: in retirement I have closed most of my web pages including francesmacaulayforde and poetscornerwa. Both of these pages have now been taken over by a bot and filled with information available on the net. However, I have retained my BLOG; https: //francesmacaulayforde.wordpress and my ETSY shop where I sell poetry chapbooks and postcards: https: //.etsy/au/shop/FrancesMacaulayForde

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