Type
Poetry
Category
Poetry

Bonza

Citation (use of) as a form of resettlement
that can be used at the level of the line
3D printing of ventilators and native vegetation
repeating wilderness exactly
                 the term additive manufacturing can be used synonymously
Now I know agile tooling when I see it.
Look at you sporting the next model of climate
                with your manly sincerity neatly tucked
into a twice washed economy.            The windswept as a style
superseded by a methodical soldiering of the world.
She’ll be right means it’s too late to get shirty.
The bonsai no longer know how to be trees.

 

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Anny Vickery teaches at Deakin University. She is the author of Leaving Lines of Gender: A Feminist Genealogy of Language Writing and Stressing the Modern: Cultural Politics in Australian Women’s Poetry. She is also co-author of The Intimate Archive: Journeys through Private Papers and co-editor of Manifesting Australian Literary Feminisms: Nexus and Faultlines. She has published poetry in a range of national and international journals.

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