Type
Poetry
Category
Poetry

Banksia

a black
swarm of craters
a bundle of woody
beaks chirping a bari-
tone, a bee hive made
from a shark’s egg
a sound boom dipped
in tar, coal glue-gunned
together to make a
Christmas ornament
a corn cob coated
in gun powder
a felty gargoyle
tumour

 

 

 

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Tess Ridgway recently completed a Masters of Research at Western Sydney University. Her poetry has been published in Griffith Review and Otoliths.

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