It’s what you make it

Earrings for sale at the National Multicultural Festival, Canberra
Earrings for sale at the National Multicultural Festival, Canberra

A precious relic,
or decorative ear piece—
all’s nationalism.

Manmade; pointless

Moon on an Autumn afternoon
3 pm on an autumn afternoon

Precious jewel, time,
exclusive to the elite—
hokum, day moon shows.

Master’s palette

Autumn afternoon, Canberra

Look up and around
at nature’s colouring book—
the world as we know.

Scratch that!

Initial sketches of the Australian 10 cent coin
Initial sketches of the Australian $0.10 coin
Royal Australian Mint

Rethink every thought—
quite crappy the world will be,
if first drafts were last.

The view

Parliament House of Australia
Parliament House of Australia

For their peace of mind,
peacekeepers of the nation,
watch peaceful waters.