Poem

'the notebooks of Mr & Mrs Emeritus' by Nathan Shepherdson | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Nathan Shepherdson
09 March 2016

ironing the crease into her lung with your breath
the six words in end steam over blue charcoal in her eye

your hands arrive in separate envelopes on different days
and they are addressed to each other

even the earth in its eyedropper is not medicine to our mouths
it's the milk dispensed through holes in a flute that keeps us alive

Mr & Mrs Emeritus ... More

'statements to forget when remembered' by Nathan Shepherdson | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Nathan Shepherdson
10 March 2016

01 

no one ha
s ever written
there is no gr
eater poem
than this one

no one ha
s ever written
there is no gr
eater poem
then this one

 

 02

this poe ... More

'the black hand of Badia Elmi' by Nathan Shepherdson | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Nathan Shepherdson
10 March 2016

the black hand of Badia Elmi corrected and cropped

Nathan Shepherdson


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