Lesley Carnus

Lesley Carnus is a new poet who lives in Chippendale. She works with refugees (RLP) and her poetry tells of asylum, grief; and of course, love. Despite the despair of witnessing Australia's inhumanity to the most vulnerable in our community, Lesley is at times, a joyful person.

Using Protection

Titanium is designed to withstand all kinds of weather – fire-storm, alpine chill, space shuttle’s lonely encapsulation. Double glazed windows mute the shouts of revellers disgorged from corner pubs, door and window grilles protect from pecuniary visitors. Zoloft keeps your …

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Pain Management 1 & 2

What size is your pain, what strength on a scale of one to ten, what colour is it, what song does it sing? My pain is grey. Dull like layers of fog that settle over the tors of bog-lands. It …

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