Welcome to www.poetry.net.au

The poetry site of Dominic Gill. Adelaide, South Australia 5086.


This site contains hundreds of poems and thoughts, covering many subjects and themes. It is suitable for both adults and children however, not all of the material in this site however is suitable for young children, so parents and teachers are asked to use their discretion where young children are involved.














The butterfly is universally used as a symbol of 'the spirit.'

Poems are arranged within the following categories.

Children's poetry

(Approximately 14 poems) Suitable for older people as well

Senior school students and adult poetry

(Approximately 140 poems) Often suitable for very young children

Senior school and Adult poetry Adult like themes

(Approximately 200 poems) Sometimes not particularly suitable for very young children. Parental guidance recommended


 Quotes from a poet

(Approximately 180 quotes)


Poems on specific subjects and themes

(Approximately 20 themes each with approximately 30 poems) Sometimes not particularly suitable for very young children. Parental guidance recommended


Small poems

(Approximately 50 poems) Suitable for Senior school children and adults


Thoughts and philosophies on poetry writing and poetry presentation

(A teachers resource and of possible interest to those interested in my views on the endeavor of writing poetry)



Contact information

Please enjoy my site and feel free to make comments by contacting me at poetry@poetry.net.au

Note: This site is only about half it's anticipated size. It will be updated regularly so please visit regularly and enjoy.


Note: Dominic Gill is also a member of the South Australian folk band 'Diddychwy' www.diddychwy.com.au Contact the band at diddychwy@diddychwy.com.au or ring Tony Gill on Ph (08) 82624761

This site is also affiliated with the poetry site: www.poetryforkids.com.au  and www.poetrybychildren.com Both these sites are under construction.


 A quote from a poem entitled, "I am the writer." A little thought on 'writing poetry!

I am the writer,

the lord of words.

I have watched you closely / listened and learned,

and now it is my time to mirror back what I see,

mirror you back,

mirror back me.

Book 6 Page 3 I am the writer