Published in Overland Issue 223 Winter 2016 · Uncategorized Luminosity Shale Preston Your teeth Rest momentarily On your Christina Rossetti lips But your eyes Thankfully Contain no hint of piety And devotional poetry Is as far from my mind As the spacecraft That is presently Sending images of The surprising Mountain Sitting In a moat On the surface of Pluto’s icy moon Read the rest of Overland 223 – If you liked this article, please subscribe or donate. Shale Preston Shale Preston is an Honorary Research Fellow in the English Department at Macquarie University. Her publications include Dickens and the Despised Mother: A Critical Reading of Three Autobiographical Novels (2013) and the co-edited Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature (2015). More by Shale Preston 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 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. First published in Overland Issue 228 1 June 20231 June 2023 · Politics Turning peaceful protesters into criminals—again Evan Smith So the Summary Offences (Obstruction of Public Places) Bill 2023 has been passed by South Australia’s Legislative Assembly and will become law. Fifteen hours of debate in the upper house, led by the Greens and SA Best, could not overturn the bill that was reportedly rushed through the lower house in just twenty-two minutes a fortnight ago.