My baby is tired but it’s not sleeptime Should I give her coffee? My toddler won’t eat his greens He only wants some toffee My child wants to smoke cigarettes Is it ok if they’re mild? The kids want to play with guns They’re just being wild! My tween would like to make a toast … More My baby is tired, but it is not sleep time. Should I give her coffee?
It’s Autumn to the left And spring to the right As we change our clocks In the middle of the night And then we’ll be really late Or really early Let’s do the Time Warp again
The Survey asks if any two can marry from here on in It does not change My marriage But it would make my heart sing To change the horrid wording in the current legal vows Would be so much more poetic than what it now allows With a marriage certificate you can travel and you … More A poem about marriage equality
There was a time when human birth Was normally by the home hearth But times have changed It’s a little deranged For normal is now rather dearth. There was a call to see ‘normal birth’ redefined To reflect the medicalisation entwined For normal these days Is a medical haze With the mother positioned supine. So now … More A limerick for normal birth
Australia is a democracy. There are two ‘houses’. The Senate and the House of Representatives. But who, or what, do they really represent?
The earth is sparkling A winter’s day has dawned Clear blue sky of hope
Labels to compliment Labels to divide Labels to judge And compartmentalise Labels to identify And labels to employ In the end what we have… Is labels that annoy. Yesterday I was called an “earth mother”…a compliment? A judgement? A way to compartmentalise me? What does it mean anyway? I can’t claim an identity I … More Labels