Gabriel Curtin

Gabriel Curtin is an artist, writer and editor living as an uninvited guest on un-ceded Arrernte Country. His work broadly considers poetry’s ability to locate and enact relations unencumbered by policy.

Birthday Poem

Everyone said twenty was too many chillies for one recipe. I insisted, fondle them now through the polyester tote: dangerous and shiny a jumble of soft, wonky bullets. I have decided chillies are where I will find beauty today. Beauty …

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Oranges were charged this morning. Last night I read a famous poem about oranges and this morning you shrugged a cluster of them over your shoulder as if they were a sack of gifts or coal burning through their netted …

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