Published 6 November 20086 November 2008 · Main Posts poem | Tom Clark admin A determination For Justice Frank Vincent AO QC and the Victoria University Council It must now be near that time of culmination: a subdued group walks along the dolorous path, a prison-aisle. They are going away, the chaplain says, and praises their civility as they quietly pass. From behind every single cell door like a volley of rifle, the song that begins is a felon’s farewell: ‘Freedom is coming! Freedom is coming! Freedom is coming – oh yes, I know!’ The ropes sway in promise of it. And far away, all are aware, the old judge sits in court, awaiting news those lawyers crave and fear – that it is done; that the time in which they might have reprieved is past – when their debate may adjourn. © Tom Clark admin More by admin › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202311 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the final day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s most important members get to have their say Editorial Team BORIS A quick guide to another year of Overland, from your trusty feline, Boris. I liked the ginger cat story, though it made my human cry. I liked the talking cat, too, but I’m definitely in the “not wasting my time learning to talk” camp. But reading is good. And writing is fun, though it’s been challenging […] 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 9 November 20239 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s co-chief editor Evelyn Araluen speaks truth to power Editorial Team To my friends and comrades, I’m not sure if there’s language to communicate how this last month has utterly changed me. This time a few weeks ago the busyness and chaos of bricolage arts and academic labour had so efficiently distracted me from my anxiety about the upcoming referendum that I forgot to prepare myself for its inevitable conclusion.