Poetry

Underwear Drawer

Underwear Drawer I have been hurt before, the lacy thing the magician’s assistant. An ordinary chest before your eyes from which I will pluck a heart. I have hurt, the boyfriend cut- too scared to say I’m sorry, too sorry to say I’m scared. I have messed around, with dress ups, pretending I am someone… Continue reading Underwear Drawer

Poetry

Illawarra Family Tree

Illawarra Family Tree Says the Sylvester boy to young Mary,“Come out Miss Mary, come outand feel the rain.”Red earth under his nailsdrops like tears on his dirty shirt.All the fields open to the sky. Says the Sylvester boy to young Mary,“Will you dance?” as he hums a tunehair over his eyes,and disused laughterrising from her throat.Nails… Continue reading Illawarra Family Tree

Wittischisms

Wittischisms

When the right thing to say just isn't quite right, say it wrong. Available to purchase at redbubble.com/Wittischisms

Poetry

Peregrinations

Peregrinations For Dad Take flight, O Muse, take wing on charcoal skies, take steps, Minstrel, take music, take your song, take hearts, Pilgrim take eyes and make them shine, take chances, traveller, take time, make rights from wrongs. Take note, Pippin: -when your handwriting gets so bad you can’t read your own lines- take comfort,… Continue reading Peregrinations

Poetry

Creation Myths

Creation Myths  ‘On the 12th day God created Me in his image which is to say Godlike completely made up a right bastard. And it was good.’ I am more than the sum of my parts I am an impossible fraction of all my past broken hearts- a tyre on ice gaining traction. The net yield… Continue reading Creation Myths