Published in Overland Issue 232 Spring 2018 · Uncategorized Where r those poems now Holly Friedlander Liddicoat it’s wednesday night I’m walking down King Street past the Dendy outside a man sitting with a typewriter with a milk crate with his hands clasped with a sign out front: ‘POEM 4 U’ it rains and I skirt people like puddles head bent + heading /somewhere now near the fork; outside Cream – another man – tall, skinny, dark hair, dark shirt, twilight, fervent – fat stack of papers in arms tries: ‘hey! free poem! free poem!’ me + two others shake heads downcast just keep on descent into new night keep down Enmore now as the city peels itself back like bark like posters from poles like poems from books destined for this rubbish bin (or the next) Image: Former Enmore Post Office / flickr Read the rest of Overland 232 If you enjoyed this poem, buy the issue Or subscribe and receive four outstanding issues for a year Holly Friedlander Liddicoat Holly Friedlander Liddicoat has previously been published in Cordite, Otoliths, Rabbit, Seizure, Southerly and Voiceworks. In 2017 she edited poetry for Voiceworks and the UTS Writers’ Anthology and has twice been shortlisted for the UTS Writers’ Anthology Prize. Her first collection, Crave, is out with Rabbit in 2018. More by Holly Friedlander Liddicoat › 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 15 September 2023 · Friday Features Activating the poetic spirit as friendship John Kinsella I’ve always had the aching feeling that—as a text to be shared among friends and maybe eventually ‘enemies’—the soul-body dialogue poem is a way of arguing towards spiritual certainty in the face of earthly corruption and doubt. First published in Overland Issue 228 14 September 202314 September 2023 · Indigenous rights The ballot box does not translate ideology Jeanine Leane The Voice referendum is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the younger demographic to shape the future of the nation. Future generations of younger Australians will have to live with the outcome of October 14 for quite some time. If the referendum is defeated, it mean a nation was given the opportunity to recognise its First People and refused it.