Category Archives: Lyn’s writing

Here I’ll be posting my own attempts at writing in this genre, and linking to pieces already published on the web.

Windfall – Australian haiku journal

It’s almost time for sending your haiku to the new journal Windfall. Submissions are accepted between 30th June and 31 July. The guidelines state : We are seeking haiku which are relevant to the experience of urban and rural life … Continue reading

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Stopped in my tracks…

One of the greatest pleasures the writing life has given me is collaborating with writers, painters, photographers, printmakers, musicians, calligraphers and film makers. In our small city of Hobart I’ve had many experiences of working with artists in other art … Continue reading

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The journal – a slovenly, headlong, impulsive, honest diary

A dedicated journal-keeper, I have been covering pages of cheap A4 notebooks with scribble for almost twenty years, if not daily, then at least once a week. In them I record dreams and drafts, lists and summaries, plans and reflections, … Continue reading

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Shambles

What a great name for a bookshop! The gala opening of the new shop is on Friday 13th May 6 -7pm, and yours truly will be reading from my new poetry collection, Designs on the Body. Tom and Sally have … Continue reading

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An Eye for Place – part one

Haiku and photography have a lot in common. They each capture a particular place at a particular moment in time. The photographer uses a camera lens, the writer a pen, to record an image that has impressed them deeply. Ian … Continue reading

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My Backyard

With the theme for the Watermark Literary Muster in mind I’d like to share a few poems from my own backyard. I’m fortunate to live on a largish block with a reserve next door and a beach on the other … Continue reading

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Frangipani

Here’s a poem written in a very special place where I stayed on a writer’s residency in NT. Getting away to write poetry is a fabulous luxury, but you can get lonely for home. I’m delighted that the poem appears … Continue reading

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