Amanda Betts

Amanda is a 33 year old poet/author who hails from Queensland but now lives in Perth. Her first young adult novel 'ShutterSpeed' was published in 2008 by Fremantle Press. When she's not teaching or riding bicycles, she's working on her second novel.

How crazily

No longer light years away he sits on the suitcase, no handsome visitor. Nostalgia is a genre forgetting time (tell me) and the colour in each petal. But there's a taste- (and tell us where we are) It begins & …

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Mother and Dead Son

(Inspired by 'A monument to war', sculpture by Kathe Kollwitz, Berlin)     i.   He'd hated her old handbag and how she carried it. He'd idle behind, watching her shoulders move solidly through public streets carrying the bag he'd …

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