Issue Nine Poetry

THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

by Edna Heled   Germany.   To think that we can look to you for comfort and hope at a time of paralyzing fear the world will...

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His Cousin’s Eulogy

by Chris Armstrong   Dad looks up from the page, sees me —startles as if I were death itself; lurking, watching.   Hello. He...

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Picture of the Vessel Agnes

by Hugh McMillan   A Picture of the vessel Agnes, near Dockfoot     Taken here most likely, at this mooring now swamped by...

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‘Anyone for a drink?’

by Angela Costi   – 1965, Regatta Hotel, QLD   Rosalie and Merle clasped their ‘cold ones’, forced their smiles,...

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Darebin Creek Crimes

by James Walton   Sometimes it was my turn to buy the shilling’s worth of broken biscuits from the new Summerhill shops   then...

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Houses of the Living, Houses of the Dead

by Jenny Blackford   After the Old Babylonian sculptured plaque in the British Museum       I Claw-footed goddess...

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