Published in Overland Issue 221 Summer 2015 Uncategorized Glow Cameron Lowe ‘Now reach across the dark’ — Roy Fisher There is a certain way of talking about light globes. I will write a big poem one day. Reflection encounters reflection: the window, the dusk, bats flying out of the mirror. The desire to make it more than it is. There are prizes for this — Cameron Lowe Cameron Lowe lives in Geelong. Circle Work, his second book-length collection of poetry, was published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2013. More by Cameron Lowe 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 9 December 2022 Fiction Fiction | Quitting Matthew Sini A week after Tom left, Gus was yawning through a morning piss when the patter on the roof intensified to a rattle. Before he could shake the last few dribbles into the toilet bowl, the rattle swelled into a roar. First published in Overland Issue 228 8 December 20229 December 2022 Politics Socialist politics after the elections in Victoria Daniel Lopez Speculative strategy aside, the most satisfying thing about the Victorian Socialists result is that it proves there’s a mass audience for an explicitly socialist project. It’s not just that socialism is electorally viable. It’s more than that. Now, VS has made it possible to articulate a socialist answer to the systemic problems that are degrading our lives. And, if we place our bets wisely, we can back it up with numbers, both in and out of parliament.