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You, Me, Happy, Sometimes

The time you screwed the door on backwards and walked memory through the threshold on a diamond leash that was something else. A who's who of circus geeks strutted by & whenever one winked at me with her pink eye …

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Comedian C

Todd Swift is the author of three collections of poems, most recently Rue du Regard (DC Books, 2004); and an editor of five poetry anthologies, such as 100 Poets Against The War (Salt, 2003). He is the guest editor of the special section for New American Writing, 2005, on the New Canadian Poets. He is poetry editor of online journal Nthposition. Check out his blog.

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Local Girl Dies of Frostbite

Todd Swift is the author of three collections of poems, most recently Rue du Regard (DC Books, 2004); and an editor of five poetry anthologies, such as 100 Poets Against The War (Salt, 2003). He is the guest editor of the special section for New American Writing, 2005, on the New Canadian Poets. He is poetry editor of online journal Nthposition. Check out his blog.

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The Lighthouse Keeper

Todd Swift is the author of three collections of poems, most recently Rue du Regard (DC Books, 2004); and an editor of five poetry anthologies, such as 100 Poets Against The War (Salt, 2003). He is the guest editor of the special section for New American Writing, 2005, on the New Canadian Poets. He is poetry editor of online journal Nthposition. Check out his blog.

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Calling Home

Terry Jaensch was poetry editor of Cordite for issues 12-15.

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Emperor Go, Godspeed

Peter Minter was a founding editor of Cordite and former poetry editor of Meanjin.

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Extinction

I was there when the dieback began.      First I felt the dead drive toward total florescence, company drying-out      as the sun went down on prime real estate, sandalwood, cedar      feathers in the red run, charred plains of old geology      bled …

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a day in the life long

The moon forgets its own face. I'm reminded that I don't like the colour of sky in summer, ever. Someone asks me to smell their rose colour. I say, Get out of the way of my birdsong! Watch the brittle …

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writers and editors

there are writers who are trying to get into books and there are editors that try hard to keep them out there are writers who are trying to get in too hard and there are editors that try books to …

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From River Cuts: Letters to Robert Adamson

canberra raining & the flight was shit / in the sticks somewhere off majura avenue (dickson) 19:39 0646 abstract & bearded hovering on a twelve foot cushion of evil / a still from eisenstein's ivan the terrible, mutation of reading …

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Where Am I?

a sheet of pills slips from the drawer to the floor not near a radio can't operate the dvd player, don't understand the digital box, (do I care ?) air, breeze and leaf (someone else's window) tinge the time (someone …

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Café Filmo

the Italians go to Starbucks – beam me up biscotti. Pasolini, the charmer, orders decaf. last century Federico Fellini made films as if everyone loved films that was the gift, the key. Pier Paolo filmed like someone who'd never been …

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