Shey Marque

Shey Marque is an emerging poet from Perth and Coordinator of Hospital Poets Australia with the KSP Writers' Centre. Her poetry has twice won the KW Treanor Poetry Prize and is published in literary magazines including Award Winning Australian Writing, Cordite, Meanjin and Westerly. Her first chapbook, 'Aporiac', was published in 2016 with Finishing Line Press 2016.

Unpicking a Bird

To follow the wing of a herring gull is a meditation on balance an invisible string links lead weight to scale feather to foot to my eye the gull hops on one leg leans to the right extends a wing …

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Neruda’s Sixteen Finches

It’s difficult to see the glass ceiling because it’s made of glass. Virtually invisible. What we need is for more birds to fly above it and shit all over it, so we can see it properly. ― Caitlin Moran Insanity. …

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