Rose Lucas

Rose Lucas is a Melbourne poet, writer and critic. Her collection, Even in the Dark, was released by UWAP in 2013. She currently teaches literature at Victoria University.

Raising Lazarus: After Sickert

This is an old story: an artist’s hands to manipulate, working to ease the rigid corpse back, rebirthed through mottled shadows; the dangerous pulse of vermillion glinting in oblivion’s maw. We say we know how this ends – this evocation …

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A Capella: On Hearing the Tallis Scholars

Wild bird in your cage of rib and lung, I hear you break into open space daring the high and unmarked air surrounding stone, startling the dusty film that settles across the rafters – untrammelled soprano reaching above a mesh …

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