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CANDY LAWRENCE Dip. Mus. Ed., A. Mus. A. (Mus.) Poet, Writer, Musician and Educator THE POET AND WRITER: Candy Lawrence’s early poems won a number of prizes, including the Moratorium Poetry Prize awarded by Judith Wright, and many were published in Marcia Kirsten’s “Youth Writes” series. She was the winner of the Sydney Morning Herald [...]
Of all the pizza shops in all the world, they have to walk into mine. Mind you, it’s probably the only pizza shop in the world with a piano. So in less time than it takes to say ‘would you like furry fish with that,’ I’m being treated to Amateur Knuckles on the Black [...]
h2. Label the following as oxymoronic, tautological or just plain silly. # I wiped my eye with my elbow. # I couldn’t feel my body go numb. # He told me to try to reach my hand. # The only way out was in. # I was wearing my pink high-heeled ballet flats. # I [...]
Writing hasn’t often been my source of bread & butter, but it’s my first love. I’m rarely so happy as when I’m sitting in front of the screen tapping out something for my (or your) entertainment, or writing mega-emails to my various friends and associates, or building a better educational mousetrap in words. And of [...]
First to Go In Ward 16 I sit and hold your hand as tightly as you grasp these last dim days. Approving watchers all misunderstand; our wills conflict. We each are bound to stay- I to see you finally set free, be with you at that ghostly rattling breath; you to save some shred of [...]
Are we all as blind as bats, or is it just me? There I was, rocking along in the car listening to 702 the other day, when a familiar voice hit the talkback waves. Yeah, you; you used to be a friend, once. Umm, ‘friend’. Mmm. That one’s up for interpretation. That’s ‘friend’ as in [...]