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Poetry feast on the Verandah – second half of 2023 programme!

The Verandah is looking forward to welcoming poets from both hemispheres for new exciting  programme.    We are taking a break over July & August, mostly because it’s summertime in …

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Shout out to places I’ve been published recently

Here’s a few recent places I’ve been published recently. Shout out to…  – The Weekend Australian (Review Section) –  The only Australia-wide weekend newspaper – ‘Best Australian Poems 2022‘ anthology, published …

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Hello Aussies, hometown of Perth Australia here I come!

Hello hometown people – it’s been too long!   I’d love to see you…   Feature reading from The Shaking City Saturday 18th February, 2-4pm  The Moon Cafe, 323 William St, Northbridge …

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Poetry refreshments for 2023 – Cath Drake’s The Verandah

The writing of the poem is an experience. It’s not the record of an experience. Even if you’re writing about something that happened before, it has to be a new …

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‘A constellation of words and seeing’ – Cath Drake’s The Verandah

Discovery is what I want when I write a poem, when I read a poem. I want to be left changed … If the poem is good, I am a …

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Refreshing poetry & creativity programme into 2022 with Cath Drake’s The Verandah

Mindfulness and Poetry Uplift to get your year off to a good start and recharge your energy and creativity. Mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and improve well-being, clarity, focus …

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