Recent Alkemade

A Winter's View by Anne van Alkemade Emus say hello by Anne van Alkemade For the Love of Horses (white on solid) by Anne van Alkemade For the love of Horses by Anne van Alkemade For the love of Koalas by Anne van Alkemade Parrot Heart by Anne van Alkemade Moon Walking in the Avenue by Anne van Alkemade Cobweb by Anne van Alkemade Parwan Sunset by Anne van Alkemade Mexican Jumping Beans by Anne van Alkemade Ballroom Human Beans by Anne van Alkemade Mr and Mrs Coffee Bean by Anne van Alkemade Penguin hat parade by Anne van Alkemade Navy Beans by Anne van Alkemade Ameraucana Chickens by Anne van Alkemade Quackers about Ducks by Anne van Alkemade Anteaquity by Anne van Alkemade Three for the pear feast by Anne van Alkemade Pear feast by Anne van Alkemade Dew Drop Fairy Loo by Anne van Alkemade Dew Catcher by Anne van Alkemade May the Forge be with you by Anne van Alkemade Black Shouldered Kite by Anne van Alkemade Rose with raindrops by Anne van Alkemade Rose in Rain by Anne van Alkemade Blue Guinea Pig by Anne van Alkemade Grim Reminder by Anne van Alkemade I can sing a rainbow by Anne van Alkemade Welcome from the Orb Weaver by Anne van Alkemade ... just a wanderer ... by Anne van Alkemade I'm a Wanderer by Anne van Alkemade Dragon Baby by Anne van Alkemade Creation Reflected - Lerderderg River by Anne van Alkemade Humpties Robyn and Jacob by Anne van Alkemade Humpty Prince Jacob by Anne van Alkemade Myrniong Uniting Church by Anne van Alkemade

Count down

Digital seconds ticked over on the bomb as he worked at the table leg, inching it second by second towards him.
The early bird by Anne van Alkemade C'mon Buster, let's go by Anne van Alkemade Mine? by Anne van Alkemade

My menagerie

Yes, Frank thought he was a budgie / Even his scales weren’t belied / That he couldn’t whistle and swing / Out of water, that’s why he died.

Wind Swept

“Blow winds, crack your cheeks and spout your hurricanoes,” the smart arse in cubicle 22 yelled and laughed.
"Penguins," he laughed by Anne van Alkemade

Sanguine Rose

“My name’s Ruby,” she replied. “Semantics,” he answered.
Tracks by Anne van Alkemade Darley in the fog by Anne van Alkemade

Perspective

A little birdie told me
Goldfish don't blink by Anne van Alkemade

Water Thinker

Turning taps to fill your need / to hose down paths of concrete

The dutiful son

Prickly little bastards, but she loved ‘em.” He showed the man the tiny pin pricks in his fingers.

Interview with the Easter Bunny

… all I get is bloody carrots. A nice corned beef sandwich with pickle, or scones and a glass of sherry wouldn’t go astray from time …

Danse Macabre

She scuttled around toadstools and towards the back gate, bending to walk beneath it.

Interview with a Tooth Fairy

“Let me make it absolutely clear that it’s a myth the dental industry has influence here!” Tooth Fairy
New Holland Honeyeater by Anne van Alkemade And the band played Waltzing Matilda by Anne van Alkemade God's glorious flora (Uniting Church, Bacchus Marsh) by Anne van Alkemade Lime Kilns/Lake Merrimu by Anne van Alkemade

Gone

The fear was real, and it lingers.

Without language: an exploration

How very sensual such a tactile experience could be even just by thinking it.

Tranquility

A gentle breeze makes waving reeds / almost complete the scene
The Carpenter (Ta Pinu) by Anne van Alkemade

Remembrance

The Southern Cross flies under hot sky; / youngsters dawdling wonder why / their elders seem to make a flurry / of the pomp and ceremony.
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