Poem

'Reading the Greek Myths', a new poem by Judith Bishop

Judith Bishop
Thursday, 27 March 2014

You are seething; I am worried.
We have read the Greek myths.

This anger of yours feels like
a distant thunderclap

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Camellias

Brendan Ryan
Thursday, 27 March 2014

I take a straw broom to the damp leaves on the side path.
The concrete pavers are stained and dirty as they have been
for much of the year. Stooping allows me to see

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'The Presence at Drake Court', a new poem by Will Eaves

Will Eaves
Thursday, 27 March 2014

What’s missing from this floor?
The furniture, but also the reason

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'Of Ash', a new poem by Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton
Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Cento after Peter Steele

Is this not running wild?
Silk-white ashes of dream and film
nerve into drama −
into darkness and its minotaur

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'Comatos and Lacon', a new poem by John Kinsella

John Kinsella
Thursday, 27 February 2014

How likely is it that the fellas who have
moved onto a place down the loop, who
are bricking their crossover, are named
Comatos and Lacon? That they have

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'Mostly water', a new poem by Bonny Cassidy

Bonny Cassidy
Thursday, 27 February 2014

In winter the garden
like the back of our mind

a faint young sun.

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'Ode to the Metro', a new poem by Fiona Wright

Fiona Wright
Thursday, 27 February 2014

There’s a still point in the afternoon
when the cross-eyed dogs
in the smudged pet-shop window
are a distraction:

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'Smell', a new poem by Thomas Shapcott

Thomas Shapcott
Thursday, 27 February 2014

Underneath everything we touch is the smell
Of something too obvious to express
And yet we say there is nothing, nothing at all.

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'Plagiarism Dreams', a new poem by Fiona Hile

Fiona Hile
Sunday, 19 January 2014

We met at the end of the party
when all the lights were fouled
with drink and even the self-titled
Ouzo Animal was yawning in protest

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'St Kilda Beach', a new poem by Louis Armand

Louis Armand
Sunday, 19 January 2014

The day the UFO stopped below the esplanade,
they interrupted the war for an ad break.

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