'Natality' by Anne Elvey

body’s habitude begin
with buoyancy, a saturated skin

and musculature that urges toward
this interface with air, insisting itself

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Published in May 2018, no. 401
Anne Elvey

Anne Elvey

Anne Elvey is managing editor of Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics. Her poetry collection Kin (Five Islands Press, 2014) was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize 2015. Her new chapbook This Flesh That You Know, international winner of the Overleaf Chapbook Manuscript award, was published by Leaf Press (Canada) in 2015. She is chief editor at Melbourne Poets Union and holds honorary appointments at Monash University and University of Divinity, Melbourne.

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