A string musical instument made of leather on display at the Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery in Launceston, Tasmania - the instument's shadows are visible on the wall behind it
Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania

lingering between cobwebs—
shadows of the past.

Great artists steal

An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn’t know why they choose him and he’s usually too busy to wonder why. He is completely amoral in that he will rob, borrow, beg, or steal from anybody and everybody to get the work done.

Willian Faulkner

I’m away on holiday for a couple of weeks, and until I get back with more haiku and photographs, I’m sharing some of my favourite quotes. Hope you enjoy!

If you want more, check these out:
Travel haiku | Musings about life | Copywriting adventures

Love thyself

Graffiti on a bike path, Canberra
Graffiti on my regular bike path, Canberra

Daily reminder,
self care and wellness council—
bike path graffiti.


an exhibit of a wooden cross, Museum of Contemperory Art, Canberra
Museum of Contemperory Art, Canberra

Flawed and decaying,
unnoticed crack, extending—
still in love we live.

Look up to no-one

Artwork, National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Australia

Expecting a life,
waiting, for generations,
monumental fool.