9 December 200911 December 2009 Main Posts Contemplation (a poem) Koraly Dimitriadis Contemplation of creamy moussaka, or fish and chips. Contemplation of another one child with a male womb. Contemplation of damned souls Orthodox, blessed in a church. Contemplation of Snoop Doggy Dog hum regulating. Contemplation, contemplation, contemplation of numbness dancing in darkness with strobes of lights and blindness. Contemplation of fifty scotches straight when it’s too late for a date and you really should have ate contemplation. Contemplation of her / of scissors to her long perfect strands or maybe her throat contemplation Contemplation of us touching contemplation of us fucking contemplation of a razor to my imperfect olive skin contemplation. © Koraly Dimitriadis Koraly Dimitriadis Koraly is a widely published Cypriot-Australian writer and performer. She is the author of the controversial Love and F**k Poems. Koraly received an Australia Council ArtStart grant. She presents on 3CR radio and has a residency at Brunswick Street Bookstore. Her 2013 La Mama show is Exonerating The Body. She is mentored by Christos Tsiolkas. More by Koraly Dimitriadis 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 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. First published in Overland Issue 228 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize.