Robyn Maree Pickens

Robyn Maree Pickens's poetry has appeared in Into the Void, Peach Mag, SAND Berlin, Cordite, Plumwood Mountain, Matador Review, Jacket 2, at ARTSPACE, Auckland, and is forthcoming in a Carcanet anthology (March 2020). She was a finalist of the 2018 Sarah Broom Poetry Prize judged by Eileen Myles, winner of the takahē Monica Taylor Poetry Prize 2018, and a finalist of the inaugural Leeds Brotherton Poetry Prize 2019. Her manuscript was a finalist of the 2019 Kathleen Grattan Poetry Award.

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Here you are – pulling another foal out of the Ice Age as the moon files its tongue down to a shimmer. A frog with a third eye leaps off a white plate & I can still smell you on …

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In one photo a rainbow-coloured toy guinea pig—that looks very much like a live guinea pig—stands outside on green leaves. In another photo a yellow snail looks up at a red ladybird crawling over a black and white striped mushroom. …

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