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 'coincidental' to be first printed and 'illusionist' reprinted (first published at Underground Writers Australia) at Poetry Pacific 2022 edition, due around 5 May. ‘22 POETRY PACIFIC 'like/follow' us on https://www.facebook.com/poetry.pacific,
'for others,'  to be reprinted at Poetry Pacific 2022 edition, due around 5 May ‘22   'like/follow' us on https://www.facebook.com/poetry.pacific,
‘entrapment’ First published January 2022 at ‘Ariel Chart’ Edited by Mark Antony Rossi entrapment (arielchart.com)
‘Behold’ First published at ‘New Verse News’ January 8th, 2022 Edited by James Penha
‘coincidental’ To be published by Poetry Pacific May 2022 edited by yuan@PP
‘wholesome’ First published November 2021 by Mindshare at https://mindshare.org.au/creative-content/writing/wholesome - Mindshare
‘springtime First published by FSP in Anthology 45, Q edited by gareth roi jones & Sarah Radford 2020
‘incidental’ First published November 2021 by Mindshare at https://mindshare.org.au/creative-content/writing/incidental - Mindshare
'developments' First published October 21 by Green Tree  Publishing (AUS) in 'oxygen' edited by Cheryl Howard
‘bell barred’ First published September 2021 by Ginninderra Press in ‘Milestones’ edited by Stephen Matthews 
‘cut-price’ First published by ‘Cacti Fur’ September 2021 edited by Jim Thompson
‘mouth wash’ First published August 2021 at ‘flashes of brilliance’ Poetry: mouth wash by Geoffrey Aitken - Flashes Of Brilliance  edited by Darren White
‘a day out’ & ‘existential’ First published at ‘poetic sun’ in Issue 4 edited by Shi Yang Su and Jia Ning Ran Poetic Sun #ISSUE4 (poetic-sun.com)
‘in her words’  First published August 2021 in ‘Adelaide: Mapping the Human City’ Anthology, edited by Deb Stewart, 
‘uluru statement unpacked’ First published May 2019 by ‘The Mozzie’, Vol 27, Issue 4, edited by Ron Heard 
spur lines’ First published June 2021, at ‘The Perspective Project’ (UK) edited by Rachel Berlingieri spur lines - Geoffrey Aitken | Mental Health Poetry (theperspectiveproject.co.uk)
‘a flippant bird? ’First published in Tamba, Issue 68, June 2021 by Goulburn Valley Writers, Pat Patt editor www.gvwritersgroup.com 
'single signal'  First published June 2021 by Ginninderra Press in ‘The Crow’, edited by Joan Fenney 
'life stile'  First published April 2021 by Green Tree Publishing in 'oxygen' edited by Cheryl Howard 
‘wake-up call’ First published at ‘Hole in the Head’ May 2021 edited by William Schulz Geoffrey Aitken 22 (holeintheheadreview.com)
'i live alone' 'ceasefire' & 'sanguine imbecility' First published by MMH in "Globalisation: A Poetry Collection" March 2021 Edited by Kelly Van Nelson www.mmhpressgroup.com 
'touching truth' First published by Poets' Choice 2021 Collection of Poems '"Drunken Moments'' 'touching truth'  www.poetschoices.com
'decree' First publlished at 'The Sunshine Review' February 14, 2021 edited by Danielle Adams The Sunshine Review | Danielle Adams (danielle-adams.com)
'tethered tail' First published by Ginninderra Press in 'The Crow' Decemember 2020 Editor Joan Fenney
'in her words' First published 2020 in 'Adelaide: Mapping the Human City' edited by Deb Stewart 
'heightened state' First published in tamba, Issue 67, 2020 by Goulburn Valley Writers, Pat Patt editor' gvwritersgroup.com
'without clarity' First published by 'The Closed Eye Open' November 2020, edited by Daniel Morgan The Closed Eye Open – An exploration of consciousness
'figuratively' Highly Commended Mindshare Awards October 2020 'Published Established Poets' Category https://mindshare.org.au/writing/figuratively/
'brutality' First published at 'into the void' in "WE ARE ANTIFA" Anthology October 6th, 2020, edited by Heath Brougher
'she did' First published in 'The Crow' Poems from South Australia, September 2020, edited by Joan Fenney
'reciprocity' First published by 'Nine Muses Poetry', edited by Annest Gwilym, June '20 https://ninemusepoetry.com/2020/06/25/one-poem-by-geoffrey-aitken/
'artificial unintelligence' First published 'The Daily Drunk Mag', edited by Shawn (anon), '20 https://thedailydrunk.com/f/artificial-unintelligence 
'clean face' First published in Tamba, Issue 66, 2020 by Goulburn Valley Writers edited by Pat Patt www.gvwritersgroup.com
'rock art' First published June 2020 'New Verse News', edited by James Pentra https://newversenews.blogspot.com/ Blog Archive Tuesday, June 09, 2020
'the after' 
First published May 2020 'Sparks of Calliope', edited by Randal Burd https://sparksofcalliope.wordpress.com/2020/05/28/the-after-by-geoffrey-aitken/
'December 2019 - free radicals' First published  May 2020 "Militant Thistles" edited by Alan Morrison http://militantthistles.moonfruit.com/geoffrey-aitken-poem/4594956897
'circular economy'  March 2020 "Flashes of Brilliance" edited by Darren White https://www.flashesofbrilliance.org/poetry-circular-economy-geoffrey-aitken/
'kingdom' Published February 2020 "Plum Tree Tavern" USA edited by Russell Streur http://theplumtreetavern.blogspot.com/
‘night bloom’ Published by Pomme Journal, Valentine’s Day 2020 in, “Put Into Words, My Love” To purchase see; https://pommejournal.com/store
'current amplification factor(y)' Published in November, via “Lucky Jefferson” and their breakthrough issue Testament, https://luckyjefferson.com/pages/testament 
'lived unremarkably' “The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2019 submission 'lived unremarkably' has been selected for publication in this year’s Creative Writing Anthology.Join the conversation @AestheticaMag and facebook.com/aestheticamagazine
'vespers' “Flashes of Brilliance” October 2019 edited by Darren White https://www.flashesofbrilliance.org/vespers-geoffrey-aitken/
'crank encased' http://underground-writers.org/product/issue-27-case/
'illusionist' Underground Writers” Issue #27 Case & Issue #28 Invitation in July and November 2019, edited by Shelley Carter http://underground-writers.org/product/issue-28-invitation/