- Published: 28 March 2016
- ISBN: 9781775538554
- Imprint: RHNZ Godwit
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128
- RRP: $29.99
This Change in the Light
A Collection of Poems
When I stand at the kitchen bench,
first glass of wine in the hand,
these characters slide alongside,
sly and demanding Write me
they say Write me write me
Write me Write ME, hissing
in my ear, slapping my shoulder,
while another one stands close
and touches my thigh write me
he murmurs write me, you can.
These days the origin of the universe is explained by proposing a Big Bang, a single event that instantly brought into being all the matter from which everything and everyone are made.
April in Melbourne is always glorious but through most of the autumn of 2020, between the hours of five and six, there was an exquisite clarity to the rose-gold sheen of the sky
There will be many books written about the year 2020: historical, analytical, political as well as comprehensive accounts.
It is a surprisingly hot Easter Sunday when I begin writing this book.
Dana Cordell recently told me an anecdote about an eco-village in Sweden with urine-diverting composting toilets.
Young people around the world are cracking open the heart of the climate crisis, speaking of a deep longing for a future they thought they had but that is disappearing with each day that adults fail to act on the reality that we are in an emergency.
The journalist was born in 1964, which is to say she’s seventeen years younger than I am.
On the beach one day, as I was sliding my board back onto the tray of the ute and trying to clear my sinuses of salty water, an old neighbour who was passing by with his dog told me he didn’t know...