Search Results for: Damian Balassone

Cricket Caste System

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

Gerard Whate

Whimsy from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Mike Gatting

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

Allan Border’s Form Slump

A little poemsy from Damian Balassone.

My Nonna

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

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.

Almanac Music (Stereo Stories): Neil Young

Damian Balassone nominates his all-time favourite Neil Young song via a yarn about share-houses, possums’ arses, grunge and Dixons second-hand record store in Blackburn.

The Arm of Harmes

An ode to Wayne Harmes from Damian Balassone.

Alex Fasolo

Damian Balassone accurately portrays the inaccurate Alex Fasolo….

Gary Ablett

Damian Balassone has written a poem about God himself, Gary Ablett.

Shane Morwood

Damian Balassone pens a poem to Collingwood and Sydney backman Shane Morwood.

The Common Denominator

A quatrain by Damian Balassone, an ode to Wayne Johnston.

Caught Lillee Bowled Marsh

Rod Marsh bowling at the WACA with Dennis Lillee keeping? Damian Balassone faces up to this reverse combination in his latest short poetry piece.

The Crumbers

Inspired by Eddie Betts starring in his 250th game last weekend, Damian Balassone reflects on footy’s great crumbers.

Strange scorelines, here we come

Damian Balassone has compiled an entertaining list of stories of one-sided, accurate and inaccurate scores. (Well researched Damian-ed)

Round 22 – Geelong v Collingwood: a speculative match report

Pies supporter Damian Balassone has attempted to predict the future by writing a report on Geelong v Collingwood, a game that hasn’t happened yet.