Jonathan Hadwen

Jonathan Hadwen is a Brisbane poet. He has been published in Westerly, Stand Magazine, Southerly, Page Seventeen and foam:e as well as other publications in Australia and overseas. In 2010, his micro-collection, Night Swim, was published in volume one of the Brisbane New Voices series. He has appeared on the programs for the Queensland Poetry Festival and the Woodford Folk Festival, and has read his poetry on 4ZZZ local radio and at various poetry and writing events around Brisbane.

Black, Orange, Grey

on my street corner only the common crow and hell-bent mynas invasion hanging from their orange beaks the black bird counts O’s (always three) and guards the fringe of road            the city sky it is the death father            fence guard …

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