Douglas Messerli

The Linguistic Playground of Poetics: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poetry and Systemic Functional Linguistics

I wasn’t entirely prepared for the Canberran rain and cold. Late November, ostensibly summer, and my last trip to the capital at the same time of year almost a decade earlier had shocked me with a week of perfect blue-skied thirty-degree days.

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Stars Offer the Trees Their Confident Shade

Back may reject the mince of ejaculated threats, but the arrested eye exacts a snide pinch among those athletes who seek any game. Elegy suits homecomings as if warding off the sailor's neck, voices besieging the staircase's twist. Over the …

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