Chris Oakey

Christopher Oakey is a Sydney-based poet and researcher. He has published across multiple periodicals, including Cordite Poetry Review, Southerly Literary Journal, Contrapasso Magazine and others. He is currently working on his first book-length collection.

Program Summer;

Program Summer;      Begin         Repeat         write ‘The summer has come early this year, I think.’         IF TheSummerHasComeEarly equals true THEN             write ‘I dream a thick electric blue’             write ‘like Sydney Nolan. I dream Ned Kelly eyes.’         IF TheSummerHasComeEarly does not …

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The king goes under for the third time, the birds are not of this world. Every ship that ever set sail or steered beyond the known, making landfall on a beach of bones. ~ Passing beneath your window, tongue in …

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