States of Poetry NSW poems

States of Poetry 2016 - New South Wales | 'Crisis Poem' by Fiona Wright

Fiona Wright
04 May 2016

for Ian

And suddenly:
the men
are holding beers
and standing round
the trampoline,
and not the barbecue;
turning over toddlers,
instead of steaks.
The women
make the salads.


Fiona Wright