Jonathan Dunk

Jonathan Dunk s the co-editor of Overland, and a widely published poet and scholar. He has received the AD Hope prize and the Dal Stivens award, and is currently working on his first book of poems. He lives on Wurundjeri country.

notes to a landscape

It is a structural matter, a view from a window which has been carefully placed to exclude a whole quadrant of the landscape. — W.E.H. Stanner axe time, pale austere, Gregorian the ridgebacks saw down bodies of clay the eucalypt …

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nerve damage

being gets fragmentary but obscurely significant thought hollows but there are more edges to peer over you’re becoming cautionary & allegorical but love is after all, a word

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for Robert Hass spring abrupts like an open palm walk through redfern stop to watch jasmine spill again & think of yr grandmother pink fragrant naturalised climbing the scraptractor at the gardentop the beggar replies to an empty hand it’s …

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How to be an Avant-garde Ex-lover

bake sixty-eight cakes for sixty-eight mates be apt smuggle memes outback of the friend in hand roll but do not smoke anxiously lounge at peeling deck tables keep yr allusions deictic; it’s fun stoically ignore mosquitos haunt but do not …

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