States of Poetry ACT Poems

States of Poetry 2017 - ACT | 'After Reming' by Merlinda Bobis

Merlinda Bobis
Monday, 22 February 2016

After Reming

Super typhoon 2006

‘Purple.
Unlike any that I’ve seen,’
Mother says.
‘Behind an iron gate
beside an immense hole
on the ground,
but no house.’

She pauses,
and I’m suddenly
beside the purple
behind the gate
in the hole
in the house,
led by the definite article,
thus defini ...

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | 'Winter' by Adrienne Eberhard

Adrienne Eberhard
Monday, 22 February 2016

kangaroo grass

 

ramayana puppet
                     angled, spare

you gesture with sharp fingers
                    beckoning insistent

eloqu ...