Jerzy Beaumont

Jerzy ‘Brojay’ Beaumont is an Australian Anglo-Zulu poet and writer. His work has appeared in publications such as Cicerone Journal, Australian Poetry Journal 8.2, The Dirty Thirty Anthology, BITE Magazine, The Canberra Times, and now Cordite 93: PEACH. Currently undertaking a Bachelor of Writing at the University of Canberra, he has performed his poetry from Bad!Slam!No!Biscuit! to Boston, and writes from the margin between cautionary tale and triumph.

colonial levity

Stumbling through Botswanan delta, the poet’s wife lines up and frames the Okavango natives as arsonists (maybe!), his words tripping down her tongue. Her rubies flash bright in the face of all that applause. In her wake, he satirized the …

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