Inge Meldgaard

While at Home

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…

a special cake
for your celebration,
I pause, savouring the moment,
the warmth.

Cinquain - Invented and published by Adelaide Crapsey, an American, in 1915. Inspired by Tanka and Haiku, the title usually formed a sixth line. 5 lines, syllables per line 2-4-6-8-2