Ron Pretty

Ron Pretty’s eighth book of poetry, The Left Hand Mirror,was published in 2017. A revised edition of Creating Poetry was published by Pitt Street Poetry in 2015. He was publisher for Five Island Press for 20 years.


in the sink his hands his weathered palms he barely breathes at flowers springing into bloom bursting into fruit a love he can’t deny scratching in the dirt bloodied feathers he barely notices and the dread that’s risen in him …

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