The subject of being a necessity

The subject of being a necessity

Necessary conditions for being a human (Mary Anne Warren): Being conscious, able to reason and to engage in self-motivated activity. The subject of being necessary – something that which is perceived to be needed. The word necessity has been rolling over in mind...
A Thought About Necessity

A Thought About Necessity

A craving so great Life could implode Or be jeopardised without it A precipice of die or survive The lynchpin of success or failure The agent The catalyst of lasting That which you don’t have Is a violation of...
Before & After The Storm

Before & After The Storm

It was the day after a cracker of a storm that started with a pooling wind, cooling; that took not half an hour to ribbon through the heat she felt on her walk home. From city through park, past the resting race track, along the maroon and dark green terraces, up the...
It was a

It was a

Sydney, New Year’s Eve Feet lick the middle of the street and drips click in glee now the downpour’s done. Dashes from the terrace, with the red door, she, towards the pops and crackles of the night’s, everyone’s, splendour. She stops on the...
Catch the sky

Catch the sky

By Alex Christopher It’s nice on an afternoon To cast your gaze upwards Fly it through the air  Whirring And let it hook On the big blue blanket yonder And patience hope to catch That almost invisible weave On the big blue blanket hanging up and holding us in....
Ancient philosophy to Seaside Writing

Ancient philosophy to Seaside Writing

“I first met Tracey at the C-Bar in Townsville when having lunch with a mutual friend (and my Mum). Tracey had just moved to Townsville from Thailand, and before that she’d lived in India, and before that in Michigan. All places I have travelled to and...