Ben Hession

Ben Hession is a Wollongong based writer. His poetry has been published in Eureka Street, International Chinese Language Forum, Cordite Poetry Review, Verity La, Mascara Literary Review, Bluepepper and the Live Poets anthology Can I Tell You A Secret? His poem 'A Song of Numbers' was shortlisted for the 2013 Australian Poetry Science Poetry Prize. He has also written music articles, and recently, for Verity La. He is involved with community broadcasting as well.

is equal too

e is a number transcendental, like pi, head aflame, opaque as an integer – beyond the decimal point, the remainder shudders infinitely narrowing, knowing the equilibria with darkness. or else, we come to comprehending the gist of an enumerated word, …

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I have seen through the allusion captured its light that makes diffracted patterns, meiotic and zygotic, inside my instrument of witness – a kaleidoscope I hold up while pretending it to be a camera

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