They’ve made yoghurt in space

There’s a fish called a chimera


There are too many grudges to hold

Not all luck should be good


Face masks take 450 years to breakdown

Power prices rise as benchmarks crumble


Desire is a form of attention

The water in the backyard is rising


The unpredictable is also tangible

No-one believes me when I shout


Every earthquake starts with a rattle

All information comes to me by touch


Jill Jones

Jill Jones lives and works on unceded Kaurna land. Her latest book is Wild Curious Air, winner of the 2021 Wesley Michel Wright Prize. In 2015 she won the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry for The Beautiful Anxiety. Her work is widely published in Australia, Canada, Ireland, NZ, Singapore, Sweden, UK, and USA and has been translated into a number of languages. She has worked as an academic, arts administrator, journalist, and book editor.

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