Recently my mind has been on “the land” and what that means to us in today’s age. With that in mind, I decided to publish an analysis I wrote on Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s 1964 poem ‘We Are Going.’ I actually wrote this as part of my literature degree and it was eventually used as an example in the unit curriculum.
My poem ‘Shaping the Land’ was recently published in The Fourth River. It is one of many eco poems I’ve been working on over the past year, with a collection in the works. It’s fierce, unapologetic and […]
Sometimes we need to just write for ourselves You would think that during such apocalyptic times that the best thing a writer can do is, well… write about it, but that is not always the […]
My poem, ‘You Grew Out Of The Wood’ was shortlisted for the Wyndham Writing Awards and included in their 2019 anthology. Thanks to all at Wyndham City Library for including my work. The poem will […]
She’d been buried under a stack of newspapers for years and only emerged for coffee and banana bread when the mood took her. She had a face like eggshells, and was in the habit of […]
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Seven tiny outfits for your infant self pegged to the line like flags in your multicoloured nation, in your infinite future of jargon speak and mind txt: and […]
The earth heals at night like a wounded animal scratching out its den. The earth heals at night if the night were a stretch of time, eons of time and we were a splutter in […]