Published in Overland Issue 204 Spring 2011 Main Posts Before Autumn Liam Ferney it was half tracked leggies dispatched to the outfield in the shadow of a 747. at the shopping centre the perfume, lingerie and coca cola all went untouched. beef black bean cooled in the bain-marie. that summer when you stopped in hong kong, the grid was down, the intersections were chaos. Liam Ferney is a poet. He lives in Brisbane. His poetry collections are Popular Mechanics and Career. © Liam Ferney Overland 204-spring 2011, p. 115 Like this piece? Subscribe! Liam Ferney Liam Ferney’s most recent collection, is Hot Take His previous collection, Content, was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award and the Judith Wright Calanthe Award. His other books include Boom (Grande Parade Poets), Career (Vagabond Press) and Popular Mechanics (Interactive Press). He is a media manager, holder of the all-time games record for the New Farm Traktor Collective and convener of the Saturdays readings in Brisbane. More by Liam Ferney 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?