Brad Roberts

Bradley Roberts is a Melbourne based poet, writer and traveller. He recently returned from eighteen months in Helsinki, Finland, where he wrote poetry on the sparse shores of Vanhankaupunginlahti (Old Bay). He is currently transforming his writings from this period into a chapbook entitled Finlandia.

The Ritual of the Cup

Eventide. Three small pills and a cup Of water are all that hold a mind Grown unruly, and yet knowing My soul sinks inevitably down Into what my wife would call a one. The dark cloud will come to stay …

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