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Designs are folded cards with musings/poetry on the back cover. They are supplied with quality white envelopes, and available in both Large A5 (210 x 148) and Small C6 (105 x 148) sizes.

The minimum order is 10 cards .These may be made up from assorted designs and/or sizes. Free shipping in Australia for orders of 10+. International rates on request.

Please enter quantity and click ADD TO CART for each greeting card you would like to order. You may also choose to remove the "Tamborine Mountain" greeting from the image, or contact Gaye to arrange a personal greeting.

At any time, you may view the contents of your shopping cart by clicking the VIEW CART button.

Please Contact me for wholesale costings and/or more information.

Greeting Card (Unfolded)
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Poetry
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001 Strangler Love

A slender finger,
then another
and another. 

Caressing the forest
with a touch so tender.
Silently embracing,
stroking, holding, loving.


Then they are one.

Inseparable forever.

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002 Silent colour

Lizard.
Silent, patient
taking on textures
and colours 
of the ambient forest.
Now at last,
it is time to show
the colour 
in your soul, lizard.

Aaah, you are 
a happy lizard.

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003 Lizard Cool

Lizard moving
through the damp
and sombre green
of the forest.

High towards the sky
Low towards the
cumbersome earth.

Always waiting,
never seen.


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004 Staggery

Forest stag above,
watching us search for you.
No running
foraging, rutting,
demanding attention
like your namesake;
No.
Instead, holding quietly,
all the while growing,
unaware of your splendour.
High Lord of the forest.

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005 Inside Outside Owl

Shielding your colours
from dayfolk inside.
Come the purple
veil of night  to soar
from eve till dawn.
Then are you true,
bursting from 
the colour inside.
Inside, outside, owl.
You are sovereign ruler
of the eventide
until quiet slumber,
grey and tawny
harnesses your
vibrance once again.

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006 Wren Fairy

A small,
pretty sprinter,
and oh, so
comfortable
in blue...

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007 Pining Owl Owl

Hunting all night.
For two or three.
The silent darkness
gives way to squawking;
"I'm hungry, I'm hungry!"
The ever squawking hunger.
Hunger of a different kind.
They are gone.
The nest is empty.
Her belly is full.
Her heart is empty.
She pines for
the squawking hunger.

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008 Waiting for Dusk

So still in daylight.
Darkness unnoticed
and life appears.
Heralding the darkness.
Sing the psalm
of the forest.
The ensemble is at ready.
Sing, forest.
Serenade us
loud and exuberant.
Alas,
we won't stay
to hear
your hymn.

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009 Frog Tree

Hello, my green friend.
I close my eyes listening
to your songs in the dark.
Keeping the rythmn 
of the night.
Is it just for me?

Sing to me some more,
my dear green friend.

Sing some more.

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010 Smiling Kitty

Smiling Kitty.
Do you want to play?
Come play with me,
with wool or string.
No?

What kind of games
do you want to play?

Kitty, Kitty!

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011 Mr. Tambo

Your home is 
Tamborine mountain.

Play and sing for us.

Sing Mr. Tambo, sing.

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012 Who, Who Me?

Who, who are you?
Who, who am I?
Who, who do you imagine?

Hoo ha!

I am the who, hooty owl
who lives on Tamborine!

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013 Chillin'

I'm in no hurry.
I am on mountain time.
Taking my time.
Taking my time.

I'll take none of yours,
I'll just take my own 
sweet time.

I'm in no hurry
I am on mountain time!

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014 Hangin'

I'm just hangin'.
I'm hangin' in the forest.
I'm hangin' in your
neighbourhood.
I'm hangin' in your tree.

I'm just hangin'.
Hangin' out.

Look for me.
Look for me.

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015 Totally Turtle

Titillating turtle
Talking turtle
Talented turtle
Tentative turtle
Tapping turtle
Tattling turtle
Taxing turtle
Teaching turtle
Teasing turtle
Temperamental turtle
Touring turtle
Tender turtle
Terrible turtle
Terrific turtle
Tickling turtle
Tiddly turtle
Text-ing turtle
Tired turtle.

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016 Faerie Fellow

Skipping through the forest
running, jumping,

Flying. Lurching.

Reaching for you.

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017 Can You See Me?

I am unseen on Tamborine
in the greens, the blues
and the browns
of the forest.

Then the sunlight
filters through
and I am yellow and pink
and red and orange.

Sunset is my
favourite colour.

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018 Formerly Fair

I am not old.
I am wise.

I am faerie.

.

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019 Unseen in Green

Look for me in the forest,
I am all around you.
I am the leaves
I am the vines.
I am large and I am small.
I am all around you,
with you in the forest.
If you believe,
you will see me.

If you don't,
you will feel me.

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020 A Spot of Quoll

Living quietly
on the mountain.
Our mountain,
Tamborine mountain.

Seldom seen,
this dotty
spotty, quoll.

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021 Our Echidna

The master of protection.
Her quills, yes,
but it is her care
that sets her apart.
She digs a home
to bury her little ones
so they are protected
from animals
...and from us.
The protected species
is the master of
protection of her own.

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022 Butterfly Bird

Almost gone,
gone, gone,
gone forever.

Kindness shown
planting vines
so now you fly.

Fly like a bird
through the forests
of Tamborine.

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023 Not-so BLACK BIRD

Blackbird
singing in the
DEAD of night.

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024 Happy Kitty

Happy kitty.
Nice kitty.
Little ball of grrr...

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025 Oscar Kitty

Oh, Oscar.
How do you cope?
These humans,
so droll
so, so
pedestrian.
Oscar purrs:
"I do declarrre,
if it werrre not
for the cuddlezzz
at midnight
I would beee
out of therrrrrre."

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026 The Richmond

No flutter by,
Richmond heralds
the rainforest
like a bird.

Flapping wings.

Soaring wings
owning our forest
...this birdwing
butter fly.

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027 Blue Cray

Are you a yabby
or are you a cray?

Maybe a crayzee yabby?

Tasty, tasty
is what you are!

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028 Elk Horn

Smaller, more delicate
than your brother,
the stag.

Living in harmony
with your host.

(With perfect manners
you would never, ever
sup on them.)

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029 Go Anna

Goanna of ancient myth,
watching us,
sometimes, living alongside
with only the magic of you
separating us.

Stay Anna.

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030 Bearded Dragon

Your spiny prongs
and head bobbing
don't frighten me.

I know of your magic,
basking where you see fit
and very comfortably
changing your colour.

No you don't scare me.

I think you are splendid!

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031 Roos x 3

Jill watches carefully
over the joey
outside her pouch
while nuturing
the one inside.

What a wonderful Mum!

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032 High
in our gum trees

An Australian icon,
usually unaware
of the fans
who scan the tree tops
for a glimpse.

Happily high in the gumtree,
snacking and napping...
making our neighbourhood home.

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033 Two in a gum tree

Kookaburras sit
in the old gum tree
offering happiness to us;
Laugh kookaburras, laugh.

Merry, merry kings of the bush
you certainly are!


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034 Dragon

With memories
of ancient times,
this dragon calls his magic indifferently each day,
transforming his colour
to parallel his mood.

Sire Dragon,
what mood pleases you
this day?

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035 Bird of Song

Often we can’t see you,
but we can hear
your song
filling the rainforest.

We look for you
and find the place
you have been...
a single note
still hovering
in the still of evening.

 


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036 Mum & Joe

Scanning at dust
for a peaceful graze.

Searching for
tender new shoots
and the sweetest flowers.

I have some...
come dine at my place
.

.

 


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037 Cuddling koalas

Two joeys with Mum.

Cuddling as they eat,
sleep and wander
the tree tops
together...

.

 


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038 Say, man

With a diet
of almost nothing
but eucalypt leaves
is it no wonder
these little fellows
are high in the trees.

 

 


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039 Kangaroo cousin

Koalas and roos;
cousins with pouches
where joeys grow
until they are old enough
to enjoy the Aussie bush
on their own...

 

 


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B1 Barramundi

All barras begin
their lives as Bettys.
Remarkably,
after six years or so,
some change into Barrys...

Betty Mundi?
Barry Mundi?

Barramundi.

 

 

 


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B2 Mr. C. Gull

The Silver Gull of old
fed on worms,
fish and insects.

These days
he prefers
fish and chips,
a hamburger or two

...and for a special occasion,
a little sushi
goes a long way
to bring sublime happiness!

 

 

 

 


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B3 Panadanus palm

Enjoying the breeze
watching over
the sea and sand.

Oh to be a beach tree;
a lifetime basking
in this beautiful place...

 

 

 


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B4 Dinner

Mr. Cray come holiday with us on the coast.
Sun and cool breezes,
silver sands,
blue waters,
wining, dining.

Ooops,
we forgot to mention
dining involves you,
Mr Cray!

 

 

 


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B5 Two happy turtles

The cool of the ocean
is their playground,
popping through
the surface
of the blue-green
only to feel the
golden sun.


Happy turtles.

 

 


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B6 Merry, merry king

Laugher rings out
into the early air
heralding the sun
each morning.
He and his mates
chuckle together as
they take in the sand,
the breeze,
the water
...the coast.

Kookaburras laughing
and sharing their home with us.

 

 

 


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