Monthly Archives: March 2012

No Love Letters

My Lover Teaches me Things I Don’t Want to Know A professional turns his knife upside down. But she was no professional – just his wife. Scissors have legs, and the worst thing is watching your child leave in its … Continue reading

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How to Honeymoon

How to Honeymoon for JC I Where there’s smoke isn’t necessarily fire. Calls from an ‘ex’ with a lighter. A shifting wind. A purifying test. I only want your best and you mine. You dismantle the smoke alarm. I take … Continue reading

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Swing Low, Swing Lightly

Swing Low, Swing Lightly Beach walk: I carry nothing but an injury. I take care around the shrimps that are minutes away from being eaten. Empty hands, clean feet, the only thing keeping my soul from flight is my own … Continue reading

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Larrimah Farewell

I haven’t been writing much poetry lately. The year began with a play for the Bombing of Darwin commemorations. That took some time. In the middle of that, Darwin writer Andrew McMillan died. We had a wake and then we … Continue reading

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