Search Results for: Tommy Mallet

Almanac Poetry: ‘These Shifting Greys’ – Tommy Mallet

The bush may be tough when there’s work to done but its natural beauty cannot be denied as Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘These Shifting Greys’ implies.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Women’ – Tommy Mallet

Death is the theme of Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘Women’ as an old man lies dying and his family awaits the inevitable.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Country’ – Tommy Mallet

Nothing like some country music playing on the ute radio reflects Tommy Mallet in his poem, ‘Country’.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Piece Rates’ – Tommy Mallet

The beauty of a tall dead tree rising through the fog is a welcome distraction from the hard slog of tree planting Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘Piece Rates’ points out.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Statues’ – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘Statues’ tells of a precious moment when everything is out of reach, except for love.

Almanac Poetry: ‘The Irish Girl’ Part 3 – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet’s epic poem ‘The Irish Girl’ comes to its conclusion in Part 3. Does Tommy stay, or does he go? [Warning: mature themes are contained in the poem – Ed.]

Almanac Poetry: ‘The Irish Girl’ Part 2 – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet’s epic poem of life and love ‘The Irish Girl’ continues with Part 2 this week. [Reader Alert: Please note the poem contains mature themes. – Ed.]

Almanac Poetry: ‘The Irish Girl’ Part 1 – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet has written an epic poem in three major parts telling the tale of a relationship and all its many vicissitudes. Enjoy Part 1 of ‘The Irish Girl’. [Editor’s warning: mature themes are contained in the poem]

Almanac Poetry: ‘The Theys’ – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘The Theys’ considers a prospective death and the issues surrounding it.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Grip’ – Tommy Mallet

Tough as old gumboots, too strong to die, his ‘grip’ is maintained. Another poem from Tommy Mallett.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Everything Falls’ – Tommy Mallet

A poem of perfection, and leaving, from Tommy Mallet, ‘Everything Falls’.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Echoes’ – Tommy Mallet

Sometimes it’s hard to tell where an echo comes from as Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘Echoes’ tells.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Women Screaming Like Crows’ – Tommy Mallet

Sweat, blood and alcohol interact amongst the players of the night as Tommy Mallet’s latest poem tells.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Upward Unwind’ – Tommy Mallet

The silence of the mountains as they rise to meet the moon is a blissful moment for a man and his dog.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Fake Bacon’ – Tommy Mallet

The bush workers are famished, the cupboard is bare, the drink is talking as frustrations take over, and a dusty moth is oblivious to it all. Check out Tommy Mallet’s poem, ‘Fake Bacon’. [Warning: adult themes – Ed.]

Almanac Poetry: ‘The German’ – Tommy Mallet

The bush is home for many people, a place to get away from it all, while for some, it’s a place to hide away from society like ‘The German’ in Tommy Mallet’s poem.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Wine Belly’ – Tommy Mallet

‘Wine Belly’ is Tommy Mallet’s poem telling of the drunken peril staggering home late on a cold, still night, a time when the mind comes out to play.

Almanac Poetry: Annabelle – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet, with a poem about Annabelle. And Tibbie. (Contains adult content – Ed)

Almanac Poetry: ‘Magpie versus Crow’ – Tommy Mallet

A battle for territory between magpies and crow is the topic of Tommy Mallet’s poem, ‘Magpie versus Crow’.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Get Up’ – Tommy Mallet

Tommy Mallet’s poem ‘Get Up’ is about the perils of working in the bush, especially falling branches.