Josephine Collett

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Born in England, now living in Queensland Australia. Published poet and writer of short stories and articles. Follow my Christian writing blog at www.khariscreativewritingpoetry.blogspot.com.au Community health worker and advocate for people living with a disability. Evangelical Christian, married with two children, native Australian garden and a houseful of pets. more »

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  • Monty Gilmer (10/7/2012 6:49:00 PM)

    Hi, Jo! You write beautiful poems. You're one of my favorite poets. (12 words: 6 plus 6.)

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Best Poem of Josephine Collett

Woman At The Well John Chapter 4

Woman

Walking
in the searing sunlight
Glare stinging my eyes
with sudden tears
Behind the fortress walls
of surrounding houses
They surely watch

I can barely raise
one foot after another
Dust chokes
my dry mouth
This pot, my burden
Unfilled,
like a dead weight
on my body.

I walk
this daily walk
of torment
I walk
Alone
It has been
for such a long time now
Must it always be so?


The Well

Today I met him
such a man
as I have longed to meet
for all my life
Today I met him, I
will ...

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