photo of the backwaters of the Queanbeyan river, surrounded by lush trees and bushes

Silent backwaters,
far away from humanness—
stench of plastic waste.


photo of a black board with the words "what's your why?" in big letters, with various reasons scrawled around them.

We’d do anything
for the world to hear and love
stories of our life


closeup photo of tiny flowers in the grass

To be so tiny
ego-free naturally
flower privilege


photo of reddish clouds during sunset with the almost-full moon prominent

As fireball sinks—
an ocean of cloud aglow,
the coolant rises


closeup photo of carving on the railing of a bridge, reading "bambi"

Keen to leave a mark,
we chip away at wholeness—
our world falls apart