K.A. Rees

K.A.Rees lives in Sydney. Her poems and short stories have been published by Red Room Company, Rochford Street Review, Review of Australian Fiction, Australian Poetry, among others. She spent a year at the State Library of NSW as their Café Poet in residence, and was shortlisted for the 2016 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. She was awarded the 2017 Barry Hannah Prize in Fiction from the University of Mississippi.

We make lemons.

after Allen Ginsberg You keep your dark light in jars of Vegemite, I keep my chest air in cans of lemonade and only breathe it / in super markets. Aisles of tinned goods, sugared cereal boxes wrapped in all the …

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Etch A Sketch

I We found it. The house, down a jagged unpaved road the owner recently widowed coughed her warning: The peacock comes with the house lit the freshburn her next cigarette—floral nighty open to a tongue of breeze. We took it. …

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