Island 132 edited by Rachel Edwards and Matthew Lamb
Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian/New Zealand Literature, Vol. 26, No. 2 edited by Nicholas Birns
I wish I had been painted by Millais. Maybe not as Ophelia in a tepid bath.
Perhaps as Lady Macbeth. Or Titania. Or Portia. Not Brutus’s Portia. Portia from
The Merchant of Venice. I used to make you sit on a little wooden stool and pretend
you were painting me. Stroke after stroke rasping against the canvas. I would