Brendan Bonsack

Brendan Bonsack is a poet, songwriter and photographer. His written work appears in print and online, and has been featured in Australian and European festivals, including the Melbourne Writers Festival and White Night, and the UNESCO Poems on the Walls project in Poland. His poetry is included in the audio journal, Audacious II, and on film at Moving Poems. Brendan makes regular appearances at local spoken word events and was runner up in the 2015 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize. He has produced numerous books of poetry, including a collaborative work with poets from coastal Australia and the USA. Brendan is a producer and presenter on Melbourne community radio 3CR, for the weekly arts program, Spoken Word.

Middle Finger

the middle finger on my granddad’s right hand was shorter than all the others as kids, we fantasised that he lost it in the war shot off and buried in desert sands but in fact it was an accident with …

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I wake up with a toothache violin lesson pain on the lower left side nothing for it the infection will drain to my heart and I’ll probably die better phone mother and apologize I didn’t make it, ma I’ll email …

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