Bron Bateman

Bron Bateman is a poet living on the unceded lands of the Whadjuk Noongar People. She has had three collections of poetry published: "People from bones" (Ragged Raven Press 2002), "Of Memory and Furniture" (Fremantle Press 2020) and "Blue Wren" (Fremantle Press 2022). She has had her poetry published in journals such as Westerly and Southerly and forthcoming in Cordite. She has performed and had her work published across Australia, the US and the UK. She lives in Boorloo with her wife and youngest daughter.

Wild Creatures

After Natalie Damjanovich-Napoleon’s Syzygy 1. Gone: eighteen years of diminutives. What do I call you now to represent our new alliance? What treat does this name represent? I must learn a new routine, in concert with the pain in my …

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men bleed cartilage wrenching bump nose splitting cupped hand full of teeth and manly curses still photographs the wet smell of sweat and churned grass women bleed soft-tissue injuries hidden in A-line dresses squatting over the toilet bowl blood dripping …

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