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I wander

Western Sydney Uni students are a talented bunch and W’SUP provides you with a platform for showing off your work. Whether it is factual reporting or creative work, such as poetry or photography, send it in to us for possible publication. Just recently Kainaz Mehta sent us a beautiful poem titled “I wander.” Read it to give yourself a break from the mundanities of every day life.

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15 Greguerias – After Ramon Gomez de la Serna

A balloon is only as good as the gas inside it There’s nothing worse than an unfinished Hats are the head of your clothes It’s like chasing a kitten for no other reason than it’s cute The longest word in the dictionary is smiles – a mile between the two s’s You are only as […]

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Paddle by Paddle

A sudden strike of wave, Washed away a handful of dreams, Hopeful seedlings that one day bud out, Trade or compete for a legacy. Yet, trapped in an hourglass, Like sand dripping slowly, While the clock danced away from boredom. Paddle by paddle, In the middle of tyrant waters, Dusk was there, waiting. Bubbles went […]

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BANGKOK

This stinking heaving foul and oppressive place has got to me again I walk slowly along Sukumvit, searching for the shadows clenching my anal cheeks to prevent leakage the sun beating me through polluted sky The stench from the drains is making me gag home to the millions of rodents their playground amongst this madness […]

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HOME

Home is wherever you are. My heart will follow you wherever you go, whatever you do. Home is not a building, or four walls It is a feeling of love, of safety, of peace and contentment. I cry because whenever I say goodbye, It’s like being removed from my home From the place my soul […]

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LORE OF THE MOON & THE NYMPHS

Feet in shallow waters, you hold my hand as I lead you in. Unsure of all the darkness ahead you are certain only of the firmness of my grip. We laugh and I try to soothe you as slightly deeper in we slip. Soon you feel just at home as I, the ambience becomes a […]

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PINK CARNATIONS

Juvenile thoughts conquered, And forgotten faces remembered. Immature eyes powdered, And drunken lips covered. Pink carnations offered, And rotten kisses hovered. Grey clouds wandered, And golden tears showered. By Angelico D. Aputen

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Ambiguous: poem

By Baman Purewal: Everyone thinks of a lavish life while being scarred So many people around us but we are alone in our hearts Some cry for help behind smiles and laughs While other stay quiet and in the shadows to become faraway stars

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The lonely dandelion and the magical breeze: poem

By Angelico D. Aputen: There was once a dandelion that stood on grass, joyful as it looked up to embrace the magical breeze. Although, it tried to flap its yellow petals, pity, it couldn’t move from its place. It continued to look up to feed on more magical breeze alongside rich and glorious rays. One […]

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Don’t shoot for the stars

By Joseph Thompson:   Don’t shoot for the stars Just lay back and wonder at their light Don’t chase your dreams You’ll find them as you sleep tonight   Don’t strive for greatness Greatness is reserved for God Don’t seek the spotlight Just enjoy the show and applaud   Don’t be the best you can […]

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