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In another world by Anne van Alkemade Seasons of The Avenue - Bacchus Marsh by Anne van Alkemade Maltese smile by Anne van Alkemade Blues Sheep by Anne van Alkemade No Poaching by Anne van Alkemade Blue-footed Boobies by Anne van Alkemade Curious chicken by Anne van Alkemade Mine? by Anne van Alkemade There are some things even Death can't conquer by Anne van Alkemade

Underarm Hair

We shave it away, culturally speaking / to satisfy aesthetic prospects / yet we’re doing away, Wikipedia says, / one thing that stimulates …
Grrrrrr by Anne van Alkemade Happy Flowers by Anne van Alkemade Winter Bubble by Anne van Alkemade Kidding around by Anne van Alkemade Enough! T by Anne van Alkemade Boo by Anne van Alkemade Embracing Arms by Anne van Alkemade Butterfly by Anne van Alkemade the Singing Nutsos by Anne van Alkemade

The Cleansing Sea (raw language warning)

The wind carried a voice from the scrub around the car park. The beast was enraged by the loss of its prey and by its boiling testosterone.
Regeneration by Anne van Alkemade Web silhouette by Anne van Alkemade Goats by Anne van Alkemade Mr and Mrs Coffee Bean by Anne van Alkemade Pigs and Spiders - Poetee by Anne van Alkemade Wheelwright Shed by Anne van Alkemade Witch by Anne van Alkemade Time on your hands by Anne van Alkemade Summer Breeze by Anne van Alkemade C'mon Buster, let's go by Anne van Alkemade Rusty barbs by Anne van Alkemade

In these four walls (Image Project #1)

“Un’altra ora forse,” she mumbled, and she would return in an hour for her cloves of garlic.
The Carpenter (Ta Pinu) by Anne van Alkemade Natural Nose Selection by Anne van Alkemade

Interview with a Tooth Fairy

“Let me make it absolutely clear that it’s a myth the dental industry has influence here!” Tooth Fairy
Watson by Anne van Alkemade The older I get ... by Anne van Alkemade A Grim Reminder by Anne van Alkemade

A festive harvest

If you pass through Bacchus Marsh in March next year and you see the nets are being lifted from the local vineyard, mark in your calendar t…
Can you stop? by Anne van Alkemade

Clear skies (Images Project #5)

They walked in silence for awhile, both listening carefully for the telltale whoosh sounds of transports overhead.

Cut

too late, the cuts applied / to burgeoning tenderness; / lay waste amongst the grass.
Guinea Pig Valentine by Anne van Alkemade

The Blender

“What happened to your watch?” / “It got caught in the blender."
Imagine Earth when editors rule! by Anne van Alkemade Blacksmith 1851 by Anne van Alkemade Every cloud has a silver lining by Anne van Alkemade

Tall Tales (Images Project #4)

“There are more monsters around the world than you or I will ever know. Just a matter of perspective really."
Ginger Guinea Pig by Anne van Alkemade Timomatic by Anne van Alkemade Wrongly accused (part) by Anne van Alkemade Repeat Repeat Repeat by Anne van Alkemade

Black Knickers

Black knickers will always do.
Humpty Prince Jacob by Anne van Alkemade

Too much fabric softener

“Always too much, you’d say. But I like my smalls soft.
Merry Christmas Beetle by Anne van Alkemade "Penguins," he laughed by Anne van Alkemade

Full Bloom

And so, thy godess spreads her skirts / and mortals delve within
Dandelion by Anne van Alkemade

Wistful

floating in water / flying at night / dreams on a breeze / clouds so white
Who is that coming down the stairs? by Anne van Alkemade Postie's Delight by Anne van Alkemade Golden Wattle by Anne van Alkemade

Orange Pith

Without bitter pith or peel

Never piss of a chicken

And never piss off your dog. / Leave him sleeping where ever he lies / There could be a time when there’s no difference / Twixt your face a…
Djerriwarrh Bridge by Anne van Alkemade

The teddy bear tree

Down beside the old Teddy Bear Tree / if you look very closely you might see …
St Andrew's Uniting Church - Bacchus Marsh by Anne van Alkemade

Sanguine Rose

“My name’s Ruby,” she replied. “Semantics,” he answered.
Goldfish don't blink by Anne van Alkemade Smokin' by Anne van Alkemade Black Shouldered Kite by Anne van Alkemade

Daddy’s with an angel (Images Project #3)

“Maybe that’s where Daddy is,” Jake said finally. “In China! Yeah, that’s where he is.” / “Shut up, Jake. He’s not in China.”

Haunting Emma Deaux – Spuds

The coroner concluded there had been an obstacle half buried in the soil which appeared to have been removed from the scene soon after the …

… and the rains came down

Applause ear-splitting / Gaia takes her bows / with her tears / the earth she endows.

INTERVIEW with the Boogieman

“I do get great satisfaction seeing people run like the clappers. I find it somewhat disconcerting though if they have a heart attack…

Life

foundations sliced, / diced, / Healed.

Remembrance

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

Nuts and Bolts

“He is my glue.”

Echoes

true love once tested falls foul in one’s mind
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