Luke Patterson


We came about this issue’s theme by dumping loved words into a shared document: nouns, verbs, phrases and onomatopoeia that stirred a shared love of intimacy with language, of play and tricksterism.

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Submission to Cordite 108: DEDICATION

This issue asks for your devotions, your gestures of esteem and affection, your hot takes on the solemn and fanatical. It delights in submissions seeking abandonment and surrender to a goal or cause.

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to the hum of a subaru 4×4 they invent an escape the uncles have it all planned criss-crossing old lines where that big serpent story slithers west a comic opera of black men a wallaby and a brolga and a …

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Double Brick Dream

late september sunday afternoon eucalyptus blossom roast lamb in the air I jimmy open the side gate smothered with heraldic wattle and passing through the sunlit thick yellow mottled in lorikeet and native hue here comes the fledgling message bringer …

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