Life Poems Travel


Written by Paul Bateman

The world in which we travel

I travelled the world 
With Shirley 
Lighter than air
Bright as the sun

The two of us
On a journey

Now we orbit Spotswood
In the shadow of a bridge
By the banks of a river
At the mouth of a bay

This postage stamp
Our Newfoundland
This miniature
Our home


About the author

Paul Bateman

I'm a writer from Melbourne, Australia. I write about life as I find it. In doing so, I hope to offer something real. I write, too, about wine at

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  • Oh nice to rest in the spare rhythmic clarity of your words Paul, ‘In the shadow of a bridge/By the banks of a river/At the mouth of a bay.’ Thank you.

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