Poetry recommended

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Last updated on August 5th, 2017 at 04:04 am

In a first for this site, you are urged to buy a book of poetry. It’s by Hal G.P. Colebatch, so it’s actually good.

UPDATE. In another historic first, Chris Sheil – notorious for his ability to destroy all who he supports – backs some winners. This could change everything.

Posted by Tim B. on 06/30/2007 at 12:09 PM
    1. “the romantic love-story ‘Redhead with Phosphorus’”

      Glad to see somebody sticking up for the gingers!

      Posted by paco on 2007 06 30 at 12:43 PM • permalink


    1. #1 paco: You are so damned quick.

      Anything and everything written by this guy is worth reading.

      Posted by SandiM on 2007 06 30 at 01:31 PM • permalink


    1. Can’t fault Shiel’s rugby analysis.  Everyone hits a winner every once in a while.  Including the Wallabies…

      Posted by anthony_r on 2007 06 30 at 08:29 PM • permalink


    1. For those of us in the U.S. What is a cork injury? thanks.

      Posted by greene on 2007 06 30 at 10:06 PM • permalink


    1. Thans for posting this. I’ve read some of his poetry in Quadrant and it’s v. good!

      Posted by McAnzac on 2007 06 30 at 11:15 PM • permalink


    1. #4: I believe it has something to do with champagne bottles and excessive effervescence. At least, that’s how I got my cork injury.

      Posted by paco on 2007 06 30 at 11:21 PM • permalink


    1. #4, see this: thigh haematoma

      Posted by Art Vandelay on 2007 07 01 at 01:59 AM • permalink


    1. and paco, I’m pretty sure a well-aimed champagne cork could give one a cork 😉

      Posted by Art Vandelay on 2007 07 01 at 02:03 AM • permalink


    1. Only 8 comments. Doesn’t look good for the poets.

      Posted by dean martin on 2007 07 02 at 04:46 AM • permalink


  1. Had “cork injury” myself, some years back…never thought to write a poem about it, though…I can’t write poetry, but may have to purchase something other than Robert Service now!

    Posted by KC on 2007 07 02 at 10:30 AM • permalink