Published in Overland Issue 220 Spring 2015 · Uncategorized A sky open and shut Sam Langer One day later on a later day in the year of some animal apposition on the globe and on the roof that is not just us, but still warm tin, but sunlight only on Rucker’s Hill, seen by rolling onto our left sides, optimistic and depressed somehow cognate on my birthday strangers grown up in neighbourhoods, comparable sociologically the veggies muting staggered in shadow growths and the smell of that flower that opens all night, those nights that call us out, into the clement, changing open to walk, change touching in our pockets or to sit in displayed enjoyment, euphemistic of each other though obviously not of any beyond say the river east where sky wipes towards free night and the upfield line west the sky over the parkville youth centre Sam Langer Sam Langer was born in Melbourne but lives in Berlin. He edits Steamer and has published two chapbooks: Law You Can Eat (Munted Beyond Press) and Topaz (Bulky News Press). More by Sam Langer 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 31 May 202331 May 2023 · Film In Memoriam: Kenneth Anger’s cinematic incantations Eloise Ross ‘Making a movie is casting a spell,’ said Kenneth Anger about his lifelong profession, his unique and spectacular talent, his very own dark magic. That certainly describes how I was lured into his realm. There was a time in my life where I would watch Anger’s seven-minute film Rabbit’s Moon basically on repeat, infatuated by its blue-tinted images of a sprightly harlequin dancing around a clearing and calling silently to the moon. It was poetry. First published in Overland Issue 228 29 May 202330 May 2023 · The university Universities as tools of apartheid Nick Riemer In his new book Boycott Theory and the Struggle for Palestine: Universities, Intellectualism and Liberation (Rowman and Littlefield, 2023), Nick Riemer mounts a comprehensive argument for the institutional academic boycott of Israel. This edited extract outlines the central rationale for the boycott—Israeli universities’ institutional role in enabling apartheid, occupation and anti-Palestinianism.