Tim Heffernan

Tim Heffernan made his literary debut in The Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser in 1985. His poetry has also been published online at OZpoet, The Poets Union, Thylazine, Cordite and Eureka Street. Tim's work was selected for the 2007 South Coast Writers Centre (SCWC) anthology and in 2008 he was commissioned by the Wollongong Art Gallery to write poems in response to the works of surrealist artist Joan Meats. In 2009 his poems were exhibited as part of the Guerrilla Knitters installations during the Viva la Gong festival. In 2010 Tim has enjoyed performing his poetry at the SCWC's Rocket Readings.

Kerb side collection

Take the broken things from the side of the road the rotted cedar setting the tippling tables the cathode ray tv the rusted chair the torn fabric the fallen angels the terracotta pots. Take the broken things from this derelict …

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Radiant (1959)

The summer dust storms shroud my mother as she labours with this the end of the sixth decade pregnancy. A year earlier Maralinga rains settled on South Australian soil. Now Strontium 90 is lifted and dumped as soiled westerlies finger …

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