Louise has written many poems over the years with many being published in journals, magazines and other media including the Australian Poetry Collaboration, Free XpresSion, Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards Anthology and The Western Review. A few have also been placed in literary competitions such as It’s Rhyme for a Change and the Coolum and Interstate Writers Association. A compilation of her early poetry was published by Free XpresSion in 2004. Copies of this book, entitled Can You Hold the Sun?, are available for purchase on request to the writer. The title poem of the anthology is printed below.