Engaging the imagination is key to Marlene’s poetry. It will engage your imagination too.

Her poetry is accessible, integrated and without a wasted word.


Sample poems from Grace Undone:

PowerOfNothing GoddessPoem



I feel privileged to have read it and experience the expansiveness, depth and power of creative poetic talent … truly like eating a delicious meal, feasting on a variety of tasty morsels.”

– Dr Maureen Conroy RSM
Director of The Upper Room Spirituality Centre, New Jersey
Author of many books including ‘Looking into the Well: Supervision of Spiritual Directors’. Chicago Loyola University Press, 1995.


Marlene’s poetry holds such a reverence for all life. I am inspired and enriched by the sense of mystery and beauty and the way God speaks so personally to me through the gift of her words.”

– Ms Stephanie Brabin
Coordinator of the Arrupe Spiritual Direction Program in South Australia