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Emma Carmody

Emma Carmody is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing and French at the Universities of Adelaide and Bordeaux III.

'Pacific Baroque 1', a poem by Emma Carmody

April 2007, no. 290 26 August 2022
(A fugue in words inspired by a shipwreck at Vanikoro)   They should have known the blood-red coral would look for props – fallen men, upturned ships numinous against darkened skies.   They should have known Medusa’s head was severed in an artist’s fugue, the sinking man beheaded by a passing sword was her reply.   They should have known velvet seas prefe ... (read more)