My Favourite Helen

Only one Helen can top the list in poet Damian Balassone’s opinion…

Almanac Poetry: Johnny Warren’s Wig

The latest whimsy from Damian Balassone on Johnny Warren’s Wig.

Almanac Poetry: When Alex Rance….

Lance, Rance, and Ray are set to verse.

Adam Goodes vs. Daniel Wells

Well, if you like to play with words, you’d have to say that this is good! Damian Balassone gets cute.

Almanac Teams: The Smiths

Damian Balassone keeps the recent Almanac Teams bonanza going with a team made up of that most common of monikers, Smith

Almanac Teams: Follically Challenged Left-Footers

Damian Balassone presents a team inspired by not just left footers, but those lacking in the upstairs dermal department too.

The Night Footballer

Whimsy from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Cricket Caste System

Some cricket poetry from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Almanac Poetry: Gerard Whate

Whimsy from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Almanac (Cricket) Poetry: Mike Gatting

Damian Balassone has some (poetic) fun with Mike Gatting.

Almanac Poetry: Allan Border’s Form Slump

A little poemsy from Damian Balassone.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: My Nonna

Damian Balassone’s Nonna has a clear view of the footy codes.

Almanac Footy Poetry: Battle of the Football Codes

Poems for three of the footy codes from Damian Balassone.

Don Scott’s Dimple

Damian Balassone has written his latest poem about Hawthorn great Don Scott and his prominent dimple.

Lewis Melican

Damian Balassone writes about Swan Lewis Melican in this poem.

Running with the Bulls

Damian Balassone’s latest poem is a humorous take on the Running of the Bulls. You’ve got to watch yourself when running from an angry bull.

In Praise of Carbohydrates

Damian Balassone reminds us of the the importance of the farinaceous.

The Arm of Harmes

An ode to Wayne Harmes from Damian Balassone.

Alex Fasolo

Damian Balassone accurately portrays the inaccurate Alex Fasolo….

Buckley’s Paddock

An inside 50 lament from DB.