Adolfo Aranjuez

Adolfo Aranjuez is editor of film and media periodical Metro, editor-in-chief of sexuality and gender magazine Archer, and a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. His nonfiction and poetry have appeared in Meanjin, Overland, Right Now, The Manila Review, Peril, Mascara Literary Review and elsewhere, and he has worked with and performed for various organisations including the Melbourne Writers Festival, Midsumma, ABC TV and the Melbourne International Film Festival.


Fingers slick with smell, hippocampus trick filling gaps. From tram stop to rooftop, a kiss still fresh on lips. This love’s been all spanners, heaps to work out— work through smuggled touching between seats. Duration deficit: twenty-six ’til the 96, …

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I still think of how this road was made for us. The sun is different here. Wear our love like a talisman, ward off the lines I wrote to demarcate you from me. They aren’t incarnations to summon you. I …

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