Category Archives: Writing

A bad month well seen out

The month is almost over, just two days left. It has been a horrid month on the weather and financial front. The weather will recover, it always does. The finances…well give it a few months of niggardly spending and it … Continue reading

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A poem

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Chuffed

Trying to get poetry published in an age of self publishing and the never ending slurry of words generated by social media is not easy. I’ve still been trying. Her Heart Words is an online poetry magazine based in Australia. … Continue reading

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The Process

Making art is a process. Lots of trial and error, mistakes, failures – lots of failures. In watercolour the failures just end up cut into pieces and the backs are used for testing colour mixes. With photography pictures are either … Continue reading

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More new poems

I seem to be going through something of a resurgence of poetic energy of late. Here are some new ones. Mercifully brief as has been my wont recently. Not that I think it likely but to be on the safe … Continue reading

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New Poems

Not that I think it likely but to be on the safe side all poems are copyright denis bernicky – just saying. my brief heart weathered but true aches for you. rain falls. sun shines. love hurts. —————————– remarkable beauty … Continue reading

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A haiku for Donna

Everyone needs a Safe haven as each day ends For me it is you

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Choosing a journal – long form fiction

My first choice for getting Concrete Memories out into the world was The Fiction Desk. I thought, and still think, it would have been a good fit. A story about a war bride in an English literary journal. They didn’t … Continue reading

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Concrete feedback

A while back I gave Concrete Memories to a teacher I know and asked him to blue pencil it for me. He obliged and when he returned it he told me he enjoyed it then asked if he could show … Continue reading

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Irony

a sentence broken into little pieces does not make it a poem

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