Penny O'Hara

Penny O'Hara

About Penny O'Hara

Penny O'Hara is a Canberra-based writer whose poems have appeared in Australian journals and anthologies including Meanjin, Australian Poetry Journal, Award Winning Australian Writing, Verity La. She has twice won the Michael Thwaites Poetry Award.


across the room from nolan’s soldier scooped into lumpen slouch the cow nosing itself tenderly notices its guts missing and its clam‐maraca hands jam mid-clack it gapes at the hollow scraped by asbestos winds licked by rust we know the …

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