Mike Tonkin

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  • Howard Tresidder Tonkin (9/24/2016 2:12:00 PM)

    Dear Mike

    I live in Kennall Vale and love your poem. I am also a Tonkin and interested in your connection to the place. If you get this message then please drop me a line on tonkinhoward@gmail.com.



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Best Poem of Mike Tonkin


I had a stroke,
One minute I was
Michael J Tonkin,
The next I was
When I finally
Regained conciousness,
I couldn't say a word
I could think words
But I couldn't
Speak them.
I couldn't move in bed
One side of my body
Didn't work..
I accepted it.
I knew I was very ill
I accepted it
I wouldn't be
Normal again.
I accepted that too.
I lived in a dream
Sometimes awake
Sometimes asleep
Thinking, thinking
What was I thinking
I don't know
A tube came out
Of my stomach
How the hell
Did that get ...

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God's Away

Gods away.
No. sorry
Don't know when he'll be back.
A war.
You've been attacked,
Thats awkward.
People dying.
What about the bomb?