Roy Runds

Born in Perth, Western Australia, in 1944, he received a BA from the University of Western Australia. He settled in 1972, in Israel where hi main avocation is as a poet. He also writes limericks. Since 1984, he has been a member of the Voices Israel Group of Poets in English, and co-editor of their annual magazine, VOICES ISRAEL from 1992 to 2006. Two of his books of poetry are in print: SUNSPOTS AND SUNBEAMS (Tel Aviv, 1996) and LAVA AND LAVENDER (Tel Aviv, 2005). His poems have been published in Israel, America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the United Kingdom. Semi-retired, he is a freelance journalist, editor and proofreader. His interests are reading, music, literature, and the company of good friends.

A heart rending poem on the experiences of the Aborigine in Australia as their idyllic life is shattered.

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Shattered DreamTime
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 147
 

Roy Runds was born in Australia where he grew up feeling safe in a country that suffered very little anti-Semitism. But now with the great number of Arabs and Muslims living in the country he fears for the safety of the Jews there and feels that there is only one safe place to live and that is here in Israel.

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AMBIVALENT FRIEND AUSTRALIA
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 151
 
 
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