Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 198 Autumn 2010 Main Posts The Easement Rebecca Giggs dead ground [ ] in this median season [ ] of trees ingrown [ ] [ ] like scissors pushed [ ] [ ] beneath our feet [ ] known developers rose from the sand [ ] [ ] casting chicken prayer they [ ] ate blue metal to survive there above house cemetery [ ] wild melons sprawled in to rooms of weather [ ] where once we held hands [ ] and plotted or just touched [ ] palms [ ] now the drained pool dreams [ ] and parliament strays bite holes in anything I write [ ] [ at our easement] Rebecca Giggs Rebecca Giggs is a Western Australian writer of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. More by Rebecca Giggs 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 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?