Published in Overland Issue 221 Summer 2015 · Uncategorized Trauerring Joel Scott 25/12/2013 the image is lossy, you shield your face before it burns out a whole in your skin, the day running into trouble, delayed, it thinks itself being deferent – flooded with light – your surfaces take on commodity sheen. the principle of rent. i dam lossing you i am lossy, hand you a morning ring in the trummerlight, it is an eye for you to look thru, and on the other side another eye, you put it down. you look, therefore you are good. some body senses rage and disgust on my face at the selfers paradise and they are right, but I just scribble in, and where the con- tours aren’t is where you are. Joel Scott Joel Scott is a poet and translator from Sydney who now lives in Berlin. He has published the chapbooks DIARY FARM (Vagabond Press, 2014) and BILDVERBOT (cross nougat press, 2017). His translation of volume two of Peter Weiss’s The Aesthetics of Resistance will be published by Duke University Press in 2020. More by Joel Scott 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 5 June 2023 · Cartoons Where to build an overdose prevention centre Sam Wallman The proposed locations of overdose prevention centres aren't chosen at random. They are based on evidence and careful consideration. For the site to be effective, it needs to be pinpointed, in what experts call a 'honeypot'. 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 2 June 20232 June 2023 · Friday Poetry Three Chaingrass poems Catherine Vidler Three visual poems from Catherine Vidler's Chaingrass series.