Frankston, Australia

adgray is a writer and a poet … / - telling stories all her life, / - writing them down once she learnt how / “Scribbling!...

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Brand New Day

Tomorrow is a brand new day / If I can survive the night / The things I hope for may come my way / if I try as hard as I might / The sun wi…

Swan’s Flight Silhoette

It may be raining about the place! / There may even be early snow / But until the lakes wash on the shores / The Drought is not over yet!

~ Thank Heaven for Dogs! ~

Where would we be without “Man’s Best Friend”?

~ Dream to fly free! ~

Lioness Lioness Could you not fly / fast through the jungle the Savannah and sky?

= Freedom Ride =

I looked at the big black horse over Ma’s shoulder and swore he winked then the sun slipped away and he suddenly wasn’t there.

My ANZAC DAY Tribute

ANZAC DAY the 90th anniversary of the time Australians became our own Nation / and stopped blindly following the Empire to be used as Namel…

= Round and Round =

You don’t have to go anywhere and where you stop is irrelevant and always a surprise! / But I always love this carnival ride, to enjoy just…

~ Long for the Bush ~

Even on cold wet misty mornings / the bush is warm and colourful and home

= Tis the Wee Folk! =

Nooo, It weren’t me that finished the bottle of your best … / Sure I left some for the wee folk to have to enjoy their party / I’m not on…

~ home paradise ~

We hunt for old stone chimney pots / and the tell tale cotton palms / shading the entrance of a once stately home / and the history safe fr…

~ death valley ~

Bleached in the heat / the relentless sun baking all around / only the hardiest of weeds defy / the blistering sun and the heartless sky / …

“The Soul of a Poet” – who me?

I reckon what we have that we feel that people call “A Soul” or our “Spirit” is an extension of the life force that governs the universe – …

= Not In Front of Molly =

Just imagining the language as how a baby would learn things before language came fully. / I hope you can work it out … and perhaps …

~ I Don’t Need You to Save Me! ~

You got money you don’t need / You waste it on covering up / Why don’t you fix what’s behind what you see

~ Summer’s Reminisce ~

Of all the mem’ries we make / And the treasures we take / Summer’s reminisce / Our life will be bliss

= Last Day =

Many winters came and went the boat stayed there filling with leaves / I would sweep them out and wait for him to return

Let it Rain! Let it Rain! Let it Rain!!

It’s Raining it’s pouring!!! / You wont catch me snoring! / I’ll be out there prancing! / come and join the dancing!!!

~ grave purple grave ~

staring at bubbles of dwindling white / he knew then life’s expectation of right / it would break the heart of his fragile wife / to …

~ Jugular ~

soft the warmth of fur / each tip first interceptors / the extremities of barricade / projection of intention from within
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