“death is the last wonder” D. H. Lawrence two herons and I sit in vigiltheir wings folded love lettershere on creek edge, currentsdrag us towards helpless I’m imprinted by the weight of kissesall those coupling passions of lonelythose yearnings for gardens withboughs of perfumed roses archingtowards sunlightthe extravagances of small birds I’m just the black swan of … [Read more...] about Learning How To Die, By: John Bartlett
About John Bartlett
John Bartlett is the author of eleven books of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. He was the winner of the 2020 Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize and Highly Commended in the 2021 Mundaring Poetry Competition. He was longlisted in the 2022 & 2023 Liquid Amber Poetry Prize and also in the 2023 Geelong Library Poetry Prize and the Ros Spencer Poetry Prize. His second full poetry collection will be released in November.
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