Tag Archives: the city

For my sister & brother-in-law

I was deeply honoured to be asked to read a poem as part of my sister’s wedding ceremony in Sydney last weekend. The reception was held at one of Australia’s oldest glasshouses, the ceremony on the lawn outside beneath a … Continue reading

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Poem 2014/5

satiated       night possum eats the stars

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Poem 2014/3

growing fat behind the dragon scroll gecko chuckle

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Poem 2014/2

breakfast from the pantry tendrils

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My Mouth (is not a Mouth)

the hideaway       so many strangers * drinking at the bar       dream alarm * in my pocket       my ringless finger * I wonder about her father       the hug we need * brushing my hand       his skirt * all the bright young … Continue reading

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Poem 2013/16

midnight the possum rustles as it leaves I lean over the balcony throw a banana after it

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Poem 2013/14

the crow steals her pizza — I clap

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Poem 2013/4

on morning bus the silver man, standing…

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Poem 2013/2

on the wall the mantis stalks… refrigerator hum

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Poem 2013/1

in the nets a cricket bat cracks — almost hit by a swallow I forget what correlation means

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