Inge Meldgaard

The Power of Words

Born in Denmark in 1953, I migrated to Australia with my family in 1957. After spending my school years in Yallourn, I moved to Melbourne in 1970 to attend Monash University. Having graduated with a science degree in 1975, I worked in various fields, such as youth work, teaching, politics (with a s…






softly, whispering softly, words of silence
form, hidden, meaningful, beginning
with a new time, wherein you and I
dance, laugh, enchant, endlessly
in love with a life shared with all who
cherish, nurture, revive, timelessly
bringing forth a world where freedom
lives, empowers, inspires, forever
I yearn for such a place, such a revelation

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