'break' by Jordie Albiston

a spirit into splinters    or a night
into day    the quavers levitating
just the same    see a kind of orangeness
tinge the wrenched event    & head falls & sun
caws & moon forgets her name    a muteness

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Jordie Albiston

Jordie Albiston

Jordie Albiston's last two publications are XIII Poems (2013) and The Weekly Poem: 52 exercises in closed & open forms (2014). She lives in Melbourne. Her work has won many awards, including the 2010 New South Wales Premier's Prize. She has an ongoing preoccupation with mathematical constructs and constraints, and the possibilities offered in terms of poetic structure.

Published in August 2018, no. 403

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