About Me




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Poet, Author, Editor, Creative Writing Tutor/Facilitator
Teacher of Metaphysics, Metaphysical Counsellor 
Reiki Master, Spiritual Healer, Tarot teacher 
Psychic Medium, Witch

Born and grew Launceston, Tasmania. Lived many years in Melbourne before going happily sub-tropical in 1994. Career in librarianship 1962-1980. Helped start Poets Union of Australia in the late seventies. Pioneered poetry workshops in prisons in the early eighties. Formed Word of Mouth Poetry Theatre with Anita Sinclair, Ken Smeaton and Malcolm Brodie, 1986.

Books: Universe Cat (Melbourne, Pariah Press, 1985, OP). Small Poems of April (Three Bridges, Vic., Abalone Press, 1991, OP). Secret Leopard: New and Selected Poems 1974-2005 (Paris, Alyscamps Press, 2005, ISBN 0-9764509-1-7)
Amazon page
Smashwords (profile and book list) 

Completed Reiki Master training in 1992, in the lineage of Iris Ishikuro.

Studied Ceremonial Magic, Shamanism and Druidry before coming home to Witchcraft. 


Cat lover (and certain very special dogs).

Books: Universe Cat (Melbourne, Pariah Press, 1985, OP). Small Poems of April (Three Bridges, Vic., Abalone Press, 1991, OP). Secret Leopard: New and Selected Poems 1974-2005 (Paris, Alyscamps Press, 2005, ISBN 0-9764509-1-7) 



Names: born Rosemary Robinson; married names Rosemary Freeman (briefly), Rosemary Nissen (longterm), Rosemary Wade (current); professional name, as writer /editor / writing teacher, and as metaphysical teacher and counsellor, Rosemary Nissen-Wade; witch name DragonStar Rose.



Personality
INFJ - "Author". Strong drive and enjoyment to help others. Complex personality. 1.5% of total population.
Free Jung Word Choice Test (similar to MBTI)
personality tests by similarminds.com