I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world,
to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')


These poems are works in progress, and may be subject to revision without notice. Completed versions appear in my books. Nevertheless copyright applies to all texts found here.

About Me


Personality Profile

INFJ - "Author". Strong drive and enjoyment to help others. Complex personality. 1.5% of total population.


Labels

Poet, Author, Editor, Creative Writing Tutor/Facilitator
Teacher of Metaphysics, Metaphysical Counsellor 
Reiki Master, Spiritual Healer 
Psychic Medium, Witch 


Background

Born and grew Launceston, Tasmania. Lived many years in Melbourne before going happily sub-tropical in 1994. Career in librarianship 1962-1980. Helped start Poets Union of Australia in the late seventies. Pioneered poetry workshops in prisons in the early eighties. Formed Word of Mouth Poetry Theatre with Anita Sinclair, Ken Smeaton, Malcolm Brodie, 1986. Studied Ceremonial Magic, Shamanism and Druidry before coming home to Witchcraft. Cat lover (and certain very special dogs). Books: Universe Cat (Melbourne, Pariah Press, 1985, OP). Small Poems of April (Three Bridges, Vic., Abalone Press, 1991, OP). Secret Leopard: New and Selected Poems 1974-2005 (Paris, Alyscamps Press, 2005, ISBN 0-9764509-1-7) Names: born Rosemary Robinson; married names Rosemary Freeman (briefly), Rosemary Nissen (longterm), Rosemary Wade (current); professional name, for all hats, Rosemary Nissen-Wade; witch name DragonStar Rose.

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