'Oscillations', a new poem by Toby Fitch

Toby Fitch
26 February 2012
'Oscillations', a new poem by Toby Fitch. More

'After Devotion', a new poem by Annamaria Weldon

Annamaria Weldon
26 February 2012


The far margin of wintering wetlands,
mist before sunrise. Outside my window
a rock parrot is perched on its fence-post.


'Beautiful Mother', a new poem by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
26 February 2012
You’ve always associated the two terms together
partly due to your reading of Schiller; partly due
to your watching of Kimba. Kimba sublimates
his mother in the water. You’ve always thought More

'Bayside Suburban', a new poem by Anne Elvey

Anne Elvey
26 February 2012


Port Phillip rucks & tears in the wind
and where the creek joins the bay, the lace
is tattered marl. Wild gulls pick


'Provenance', a new poem by Gareth Robinson

Gareth Robinson
26 February 2012

Taking note might prompt some things:
look! Even a colon finds correlation
with the eyes of Hoji’s frog, and the king’s.


'Deep River' a new poem by Jennifer Maiden

Jennifer Maiden
20 January 2012

Dietrich Bonhoeffer woke up in a plane
to Australia, next to Kevin Rudd, who flew
from India, still astounded that Julia
Gillard was selling it uranium


'Grade', a new poem by Peter Rose

Peter Rose
19 January 2012

Late afternoon. Another forty degree day.
Sick of ecological talk I decide to meet it,
take my book into the park,
not sure how far I’ll go with Against Nature.


'Penillion of Tuning the Harpsichord', a new poem by John Kinsella

John Kinsella
24 November 2011

Head tilts to strings
beyond setting –
cross-notes of talk,
gallery folk


'Savonarola', a new poem by Gig Ryan

Gig Ryan
24 November 2011

Cheerily inquiring, I came to Heaven’s gate open to a simple throne,
the sky perforated with stars
and Jupiter’s two-faced moon trailing its orbit
‘Teach my walking soul’


'The Blind Minotaur', a new poem by Judith Bishop

Judith Bishop
15 November 2011

Night’s the ground beneath my feet
since I learned to walk with you.
Scented guide with birds and flowers on your breath,

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