Category POETRY

Forest Eucalypt in the Gippsland

A Sunday walk in the forest Men, women, boys, girls and a dog trotting along somewhere, not lost hiding behind a log … somewhere Seeking a special tree, walking fast the cold is biting today, rugged up against the freeze we exclaim in wonder, moving past twisted, moss covered branches of expired trees Then a […]

Poem, Walk Gently in the Garden…

Books on Amazon

          Hi, I’d like to let you all know I have unpublished the books of poetry I had published on Amazon. The reason is that I am publishing in paperback through an Australian Publisher.  I am not sure how long before the book becomes available, but I will surely let you […]

Winter Garden

  …with pearls made of milk…

Author Bio update – Shirley Chalmers

About the author… Shirley Chalmers lives in country Victoria with her husband Nigel. Two sons, a daughter-in-law and three grandsons living in Melbourne were the magnet that drew them from their home at Maroochydore to the beautiful rolling hills of the Strzelecki Ranges in South Gippsland. Since retiring they have enjoyed having time to pursue […]

Miner’s Cottage

Miner’s Cottage Sleepy little town amongst the hills and green valleys of the shire a miner’s cottage caught my eye newly restored, yet remaining as old as the history it contains the silent, dense presence of it unconcealed, surrounded me as real as though I could reach out and touch it whisperings, from the past […]

The Prodigal – from A Moment in Time

  The Prodigal there’s nothing like the joy of knowing Jesus the deep and boundless wonders of God’s grace that reached right down with mighty power to pardon and set me free from all my sin’s disgrace the prodigal was I returning homeward to a grand reception I did not deserve and the glorious gladness […]

Happiness…

Easter Poem

Rainbows Through the Rain