Poet of the Month – February
Stuart Barnes

Poet of the Month – February

Stuart Barnes is a Tasmanian-born, Queensland-based poet whose writing appears in a variety of publications. He is Poetry Editor of Tincture Journal and Verity La. In 2014 he co-judged the ACT Publishing Awards’ poetry category and was named Runner-up in the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript. He blogs at http://stuartabarnes.tumblr.com/Continue reading

The Love Song of the Forest For the Field
Mark Tredinnick / Poetry

The Love Song of the Forest For the Field

For Anne                                            You are the dance                   I prayed for, my love, and I am the prayer     That danced you free.                                      I am the supper                   You earned, Beloved, dancing                                      All of time down to its knees. You are       The forest in my blood and the wildness                     In my woods, in my leaves. And … Continue reading

Wrack
Mark Tredinnick / Poetry

Wrack

So why is it when I wake                                    beside this Cornish sea, my tongue Is as tired as it only gets to be, lost in deep, Prolonged and riotous discourse with thee? My sleep Has been as eloquent, it seems,                                    as the breeze that trafficked my window all night, As busy as the sea at her … Continue reading