Jonathan Dunk



To Outlive a Home: Poetics of a Crumbling Domestic 

While these pre-federation tropes of settler colonial Australia’s multifaceted and at times contradictory pastoral modes seem to recognise something of their incompatibility with Aboriginal land, they seek their resolution from burial, rather than reciprocal encounter with Aboriginal presence.

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Blackberry

for Robert Hass spring abrupts like an open palm walk through redfern stop to watch jasmine spill again & think of yr grandmother pink fragrant naturalised climbing the scraptractor at the gardentop the beggar replies to an empty hand it’s …

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How to be an Avant-garde Ex-lover

bake sixty-eight cakes for sixty-eight mates be apt smuggle memes outback of the friend in hand roll but do not smoke anxiously lounge at peeling deck tables keep yr allusions deictic; it’s fun stoically ignore mosquitos haunt but do not …

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