The birdcage: short-story

The birdcage He took a long breath and opened the door to his balcony, the brightness of the morning sun blinding him momentarily. He squinted his eyes and looked around. Dead quiet, an empty birdcage staring back at him. He could feel the metropolis moving beneath, the breeze of speeding cars never stopping to ponder … Continue reading The birdcage: short-story

Non-Australia Day: experimental writing story: postmodern f(r)ictions; written in October 2019

Non-Australia day Chapter 1: First arrival The year is 1788, and after a period of approximately eight months and seven days, Captain Cook is thrilled to announce the sighting of a new promised land to his crew. The land is rugged and the sun shines feverishly bright above as they moor. The men are excited … Continue reading Non-Australia Day: experimental writing story: postmodern f(r)ictions; written in October 2019

Throwback poem: written in Portuguese on the 15th of March, 2011

Aqui jazo, estendido Esquecido por esse mundo de paixão que me deixa dorido, Extasiado pela dor infindável que me consome, Pelo amor ou falta dele que me rouba a fome. Aqui jazo, ao destino deixado, Outrora de amores imaculado, Durmo agora para esquecer, Renegado. O coração em tempos preenchido de paixão, é agora consumido por … Continue reading Throwback poem: written in Portuguese on the 15th of March, 2011

Suede nightmares – short fiction with characters in conflict

Sarah enters the flat and closes the door behind her. The dark room stares back at her as she inhales its odour, a fragrance she detests but has engraved in her mind. Layers of her clothing immediately start to shed like snakeskins in summer. The darkness that engulfs her naked body brings her some much … Continue reading Suede nightmares – short fiction with characters in conflict

Vicious circle (performance piece)

A play by Vasco Pimentel CHARACTERS MARIE- Somewhat underweight. In her late thirties. STEPH- Very promiscuous attire. In her late twenties. GEOFF- The group sponsor. In his late fifties. PAUL- Typical artist demeanour. In his early thirties. SETTING Addicts Anonymous circle of people. Set anywhere around Australia. SCENE ONE Late afternoon inside an old, beat-down … Continue reading Vicious circle (performance piece)