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by Peter Thorogood
A Presidential view
Many countries have ceremonies of teas. Aussies have a ceremony too.
A house is just a house
The wall to hide their waste
I love the birds but ….
I have a neighbor who bought a yacht
26th January 1788
On visiting a jazz cafe
Wollongong is lacking something
Do this at home – not while driving
Going hot and cold.
Will they work?
Putin’s puppet pursuing populist policies
On the horrors of committees
It seems that we’re needin’
To stop these things breedin’
A coder’s lament.
A reflection on quantum entanglement.
It’s not about the hat
An email irritation
A condition much over-diagnosed.
I don’t think that dogs belong in the city. (Some may disagree.)
Some thoughts about a very fashionable pastime.
Confucius and Socrates had versions. This is mine.
A possible solution to the controversy
I am unreasonably irritated by people who say “foreshore” when the perfectly good term “shore” is more correct.
What oil man want
What “climate change” really means
Why I rhyme
A Brexit Ballad
Partridges and turtle-doves are endangered, gold rings cost $1,600 an ounce, milk maids and leaping lords haven’t been seen for years – it’s time for a sustainable Christmas list.
A romantic verse (sort of)
Just a verse by a confused Aussie.
Some reflections on proverbs.
A verse for Christmas.
A suggestion for a new Australian national anthem (and a bonus new flag design)
Some thoughts about religions and science – in verse.
Some verse inspired by the parallels between the Roman and American attempts to control the Middle East.
I’d like to write a poem some day.
An attempt at a classical poetic form.
An Xmas verse
Gathas are verses, often about journeys, which promote mindfulness. The form was first used in the Zoroastrian Avestas and was later adopted by Jains and Buddhists.
Of crazy cardinals, ratbag rabbis, mad mullahs and loony lamas.
Just wondering …. a verse