Poets & Poems
By Michelle Cahill
À l’îsle, where sealers, marauders, naturalists came, the amphibology
Trying to eulogise, outlining from ornithology to anthology,
My first words are amatory, armoury, (à)mourir to ...
By Ali Cobby Eckermann
THE EXTINCTION OF KINDNESS (Title Poem)
get out of here some-one yells
before the paddy wagons cruise past
a threat of death on rubber tyres
behind garbage bins we gather ...
By Stuart Cooke
in the subtropical warmth, the warm temperate forests
in the tall open forests, in a range of vegetation types
the dense understories and the dense coastal heaths
beneath the thick ...
By John Kinsella
To drag you back into viability
mainland scientists descended
to haul you into a breeding colony.
But vanishing was fast, and the last
of your brethren we heard echo-locating
By Bruce Pascoe
If your chest quavers and you are moved to touch
Which finger would you choose?
Well, take that finger,
The one you would use to smooth
The mauve eyelid of ...