Connor Weightman

Connor Weightman lives in Perth. His poetry has appeared in foam:e, Westerly and Writ Review, among other places.

Connor Weightman Reviews Gregory Kan’s Under Glass and Caitlin Maling’s Fish Song

Under Glass is the second book of poetry by New Zealand author Gregory Kan. Blurbed as a ‘dialogue between a series of prose poems … and a series of verse poems’, a reader might also happily call it a long poem or a verse novel.

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Some Symptoms, 2019

Summer temperatures peaking some thirty to forty degrees above average in the sub- Arctic. Forest fires burn through Siberia for three months. Melting of this mass in Green- land wasn’t predicted to happen until 2070, but it happened this year. …

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when we broke i tried to write a poem commemorating the occasion. i wanted to say our time was worth remembering, but rushing forward i braised it in salty voiced sea metaphors , you, it, me, us , the horrifying …

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Magnet Theory

i. this is the last time i try & turn us into the ocean. i want to be wave motion but know shitting & sweating are the same pack aged par cel complete with Atlantic origin story, each cell repeating …

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Tokyo Plushie

i can remember you smoking. the yakitori diner warm light in narita. confessing that my heartbeat feels uncomfortable. consonants skipping, fetishising language, realising repeatedly that i am mostly mechanical. all told there is no irony. i cannot see the cinema, …

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