- 108: DEDICATIONwith L Patterson & L Garcia-Dolnik 107: LIMINALwith B Li 106: OPENwith C SLowe & J Langdon 105: NO THEME 11with E Grills & E Stewart 104: KINwith E Shiosaki 103: AMBLEwith E Gomez and S Gory 102: GAMEwith R Green and J Maxwell 101: NO THEME 10with J Kinsella and J Leanne 100: BROWNFACE with W S Dunn 99: SINGAPOREwith J Ip and A Pang 97 & 98: PROPAGANDAwith M Breeze and S Groth 96: NO THEME IXwith M Gill and J Thayil 95: EARTHwith M Takolander 94: BAYTwith Z Hashem Beck 93: PEACHwith L Van, G Mouratidis, L Toong 92: NO THEME VIIIwith C Gaskin 91: MONSTERwith N Curnow 90: AFRICAN DIASPORAwith S Umar 89: DOMESTICwith N Harkin 88: TRANSQUEERwith S Barnes and Q Eades 87: DIFFICULTwith O Schwartz & H Isemonger 86: NO THEME VIIwith L Gorton 85: PHILIPPINESwith Mookie L and S Lua 84: SUBURBIAwith L Brown and N O'Reilly 83: MATHEMATICSwith F Hile 82: LANDwith J Stuart and J Gibian 81: NEW CARIBBEANwith V Lucien 80: NO THEME VIwith J Beveridge 57.1: EKPHRASTICwith C Atherton and P Hetherington 57: CONFESSIONwith K Glastonbury 56: EXPLODE with D Disney 55.1: DALIT / INDIGENOUSwith M Chakraborty and K MacCarter 55: FUTURE MACHINES with Bella Li 54: NO THEME V with F Wright and O Sakr 53.0: THE END with P Brown 52.0: TOIL with C Jenkins 51.1: UMAMI with L Davies and Lifted Brow 51.0: TRANSTASMAN with B Cassidy 50.0: NO THEME IV with J Tranter 49.1: A BRITISH / IRISH with M Hall and S Seita 49.0: OBSOLETE with T Ryan 48.1: CANADA with K MacCarter and S Rhodes 48.0: CONSTRAINT with C Wakeling 47.0: COLLABORATION with L Armand and H Lambert 46.1: MELBOURNE with M Farrell 46.0: NO THEME III with F Plunkett 45.0: SILENCE with J Owen 44.0: GONDWANALAND with D Motion 43.1: PUMPKIN with K MacCarter 43.0: MASQUE with A Vickery 42.0: NO THEME II with G Ryan 41.1: RATBAGGERY with D Hose 41.0: TRANSPACIFIC with J Rowe and M Nardone 40.1: INDONESIA with K MacCarter 40.0: INTERLOCUTOR with L Hart 39.1: GIBBERBIRD with S Gory 39.0: JACKPOT! with S Wagan Watson 38.0: SYDNEY with A Lorange 37.1: NEBRASKA with S Whalen 37.0: NO THEME! with A Wearne 36.0: ELECTRONICA with J Jones
yet with cameras and caps, how diluted this tanker’s oil streaming through wharves, cashed town searching for extremities, habitat of buses; here we are, we are on time. i too have followed the landed coast, prodigal breath thrusting salt over …
Posted in 93: PEACH Tagged Ben Walter
The Tall Man
the vision has retreated into tamer signs, but for a moment I saw further; when the crowds of street petered into gum gravel and humble lights lifted up their irises of glass, there, an effigy jangled my heart, stalking at …
Posted in 91: MONSTER Tagged Ben Walter
My Dad and I Are Discussing His Olympic Career
My Dad and I are discussing his Olympic career and I am trying to remember which sport he entered. “None of them,” he says, “but let’s go with hurling.” “Is hurling even an Olympic sport?” I ask. “Of course,” he …
Posted in 89: DOMESTIC Tagged Ben Walter
The Land as Breath: Can Poetic Forms Be Metaphors for Landscapes?
We are standing in the midst of a football field doubled in size and then doubled again; a great, flat oval of water covered by streaks of green sedge that strike up from the surface like spindly grass.
Posted in ESSAYS Tagged Ben Walter, Nicolas Rothwell, Pete Hay
Pale and Cold
the kayak is pounding at the rough-torn waves as though demanding to come inside, knocking at the troughs and striving to bash down through that open door, the surface of the sea; churning like a crowd, Alisa thinks with her …
Posted in 82: LAND Tagged Ben Walter
there is a passage in the lee, the lees of the sun; the poor are said to be generous. we’re holding out our feet.
Posted in 69: TRANSTASMAN Tagged Ben Walter
Once there was a raven girl wiping weary towels across the face of spent plates, tuning here and there to my announcements as I hold these colours open, cold bears huddled in the pages and chickens preening their selfishness with …
Posted in 52: INTERLOCUTOR Tagged Ben Walter
This Wealth of When
suddenly, noticing a lost sixty hidden in the blue carvings, furrows gaping like fish, frugal fountain dipping to baptise white faces, roses to itemise and radishes to task, there, then he is sewn; fingers pool in drops on the desk.
Posted in 50: JACKPOT! Tagged Ben Walter
There are clouds of greying carpets, mounting dishes, filthy climate. You were built by childish dream to fight this future revolution of domesticity. Raw materials mined from Asimov, blueprints from Quantum, partners in luxury. But these figures, circuits, equations… Servant …
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