Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn

Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn is a young writer currently living on unceded Dharug lands. You can find her recent work online in Meanjin, Overland, Kill Your Darlings and others. She is on the editorial committee of Voiceworks magazine and The Unconformity.

Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn Reviews Slow Walk Home by Young Dawkins

There is a humour to Slow Walk Home that interrupts solemn atmospheres with a wry warmth, comedy and tragedy unfurling like contrasting petals of the same bloom. The second collection of verse by Young Dawkins, an American-born poet who has lived in Scotland and now resides in Tasmania, Slow Walk Home also pays homage to Beat poets of his generation, evident in poems such as ‘The Real Lion—Ginsberg’ and ‘Kerouac, Raton Canyon’.

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They say the world is teetering on a point we’re tipping as an aurora rinses the sky penguins waddle across the Titanic’s downfall i remember in the movie we watched on the plane my heart beat fast first to die …

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To Sana Solia the Sand Princess

you bubbled as the salt crept into freshwater lenses, wind wrenching the iron roof wailing, gurgling storms drowning grief grain by grain oceanic breath breaking over the shore whispering inhaling exhaling us. it echoes the name of the old princess …

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