I’m a lover of art, I taught the history of it at the Uni of Melb, but I have now graduated to the idea of writing and photography. I am a member of various writing groups and enjoy writing stories, ironical essays, and now, poems!

If you would like to contact me my email address is: basil.gilbert@gmail. com.

I am most grateful for comments on my literary endeavours.

  • Joined: September 2007

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Carpe Diem - an analyis

Analysis / This was a poem written in response to a task set by my writing group to write a poem about the well-known Latin expression Carpe Diem which means “seize the day”. Many of the group wrote quite serious poems or short essays on this topic as they felt that seizing the day was most appropriate for older folk, who might feel that times have flowed past and left them, and there was nothing…
Posted over 9 years – 2 comments
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