Published in Overland Issue 229 Summer 2017 · Uncategorized eight horizons Leif Mahoney eight horizons eight horizons eight horizons eight horizons eight horizons eight horizons eight horizons eight horizons golden breeze lexicon possibly watched belle bel canto virtuoso equatorial periscope organic butter dollwave paraphernalia floating in stratospheric well connected Epicurus Gothic or classic silent running cool vertical public square cube precisely a circle robie Robie robie Robie robie Robie robie Robie robie Robie robie Robie robie thirtysix milkbars follow the flowers hip hip bop bop polka dot Jerry red spring onions Mallarme Mallarme Rimbaud Boulez Boulez surfing Gunnamatta with Macca transcendental microseconds crystal glass syncopation curl curl blue hair thursday zen Taliesen east west concrete rock Stravinsky Nijinsky transforming Vivaldi discords Read the rest of Overland 229 If you enjoyed this poem, buy the issue Or subscribe and receive four outstanding issues for a year Leif Mahoney Leif Mahoney is a former architect and art gallery director, who is an art language artist. His major project has been the abstract dada novel Nunawading. More by Leif Mahoney › 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 6 December 20236 December 2023 · The environment A sitting duck? Environmentalism and working-class recreation Scott Robinson Masculinity, like hunting, cannot on its own explain the persistent tensions between environmentalism and labour. Work itself dominates the formation of our relationship with nature, so that even in play and leisure we are shaped by the physical and mental techniques applied to us in employment. First published in Overland Issue 228 4 December 20234 December 2023 · Climate politics Where is the Australian climate movement’s solidarity with Palestine? Alex Kelly Let this be a line in the sand. Let us learn our history. Let us listen to liberation movements around the world. Conflicts for land and water will shape the decades to come. Showing up for each other and building power to demand justice is our only hope for a humane future.