Now marking a year abroad


Today, the national holiday in Australia,
Marks a year abroad
Here are my thoughts and feelings spewed into print,
As last night I couldn’t sleep



Reminiscent, of a city far from me, yet very vivid to my senses

The smell and sound of morning coffee, the taste of the first bite into a Sydney Rd falafel

While watching the stream of bicycles stream past, all heading city bound

Parallel to the set of perpendicular tramlines


The alternative as a verb, not a noun

The spontaneous, the contemporary, the inventive: combined

The keys to this city, open a Pandora’s box

Two adjectives: surprise and discovery


The zapping of wet tram cables, accompany the dong

Of the tram, that spills its contents out underneath.

Drizzle, at three am, its hazy affect on the street lighting

blur the rigid lines into mellow tones.


The swift rush of adrenalin, as I cross over Brunswick Rd,

Cuts a fine swathe through the wind and the traffic.

Arriving home, climbing onto the roof with a bottle of red,

My mind disperses itself into the urban horizontal vastness


About mindinthematter

Artistic, Enjoy writing and discussion Instrumentalist: Saxophone, Clarinet. Music: Jazz, Gypsy, Folk and all the groovy soul-centred inspired music of this world Travel, Hitch-hiking, Dumpster Diving, Living in the shadows, to go out in search of light
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