Bronwyn Lovell

Bronwyn Lovell is an Adelaide-based writer. Her poetry has featured in Best Australian Poems, Meanjin, Southerly, Verity La, Mascara, Rabbit and other journals. She has won the Val Vallis Award, the Adrien Abbott Poetry Prize, and been shortlisted for the Judith Wright, Fair Australia, Newcastle, Bridport, and Montreal prizes.

Phoning home

i. I am not so brave as Elliot, could never lay out a candy path for hungry, lost forms to follow through the dark backyard to my bedroom door. ii. I’m in awe of this pale, awkward boy peddling hard …

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Quietly, on the way to Mars

i. There were things I was sorry to see fade: the haze of Earth’s atmosphere, the last soundwaves from home, and his fingerprints on my skin. ii. They sent him to sprinkle seeds like fairy dust, to thaw frozen soil …

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How to Love Bronwyn

Don’t try too hard. If it requires effort, if it is difficult for you, this is not for your portfolio. It must come naturally, like holding out your hand to test for rain, and if you should feel something, put …

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