Poetry, writing, blog | Hamilton; Kirikiriroa | Macaila Eve

May 8, 2019

Around the maze of tents
We slink 

My violin, myself and I

Within the still
We strain to decipher
A twist of tune
A glimpse of notes
An absent-minded pluck
A patter of hands
A smatter of voices
Yet…

All remains 
Still and silent,
Heavy in sleep.

I take a breath
I take up m...

April 23, 2019

Short and quirky poems on a range of subjects - including fish and Hamilton NZ!

March 12, 2019

There's been a bit of a happening in our arts scene. And I've decided to make a post to help spread some awareness that this has happened before. And before that too. 

Let me begin with my own involvement.

 My own 'In The Fridge' session being recorded late last year and...

June 24, 2018

I’ve been meaning to write about the Cranberries! 
 

Dolores passed away, not too long ago, and it’s strange how people who I haven’t met can mean so so much to me. Artists, musicians, they connect with us, speak to us, in another language. And I feel like they know me,...

May 26, 2018

 I've been writing these little silly poems to Twitter ! They auto-post to my Facebook page too. AND I put some of them into a zine for zinefest :3 They're very surely inspired by Spike Milligan - I had a book of his when I was young 'the Children's Treasury of Milliga...

April 18, 2018

Broken Ties is on Spotify now!

It's a little bit quiet. 

I'm not sure how to make it louder. I think it's just the way I recorded it. But if you listen with headphones you'll be all good.


I recorded this in the basement studio we made in our house back in 2014 - 2015; wh...

April 14, 2018

It was Black Friday yesterday. Friday the 13th. Which has become a promotion for the #metoo and #metooNZ movement - wear a black shirt, show that you are supporting a change in our culture. There are lots of discussions beginning around workplace sexual harassment. I a...

April 1, 2018

HALLO! I haven’t written in a little while. But I HAVE been doing things. Many things. A wide wide variety. For instance, yesterday I drove a digger. I moved some soil and some rocks. I almost flipped the digger over at one point cos it was quite precariously perched o...

January 26, 2018

(quick warning; contains graphic imagery, may be upsetting for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, also may be upsetting for European Australians for totally different reasons... )


Happy Australia day! What are we celebrating? 

European arrival here?

The settli...

September 20, 2017

It was World Suicide Awareness Day on September the 10th. Twitter has dubbed this 'World Suicide Prevention Day' because the more we talk, #breakthesilence, the more the stigma is broken and others are more likely to speak up- allowing release and support instead of a...

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