Gabrielle Higgins

Seeing Francis

after Francis Bacon’s Self portrait, 1980 I’m embarrassed by your lips voluptuous almost dewy focal point oil masquerading as pastel is bleeding in unfinished fibres you keep your eyes back near your ear crimson cross hatches while below your sharp …

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Siobhan Hodge Reviews Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry

Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry presents a compelling cross-section of feminist voices, experiences and engagements in Australia, picking up from where Kate Jenning’s 1975 feminist anthology Mother, I’m Rooted: An Anthology of Australian Women Poets left off.

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