Creative

Floating Waste

the salty sea breeze blows / McDonalds™ wrappers swirl / infants scramble / some nestle in the bin liner / others look for scraps

8 October 2019
Whistling Babas

When night approached, I would sit near my window while watching the night sky in hopes of seeing the origin of the sound but I never did.

8 October 2019
I Can’t Stop Talking About Cold Chisel and it’s Turning My Friends Against Me

All that matters in life is Jimmy Barnes, nineteenth-century lesbians, and the three boxes of Cheerios I clutch to my chest in the car park at Coles. Woolworths didn’t have them in stock so I had to drive to the next suburb.

8 October 2019
Flash Fiction: Unsolicited Advice

100-words-or-less pieces about unsolicited advice for Farrago 2019 Edition 6.

8 October 2019
Paint to Poetry: In the Pink

Sarah plays on the association of colours and words to write her poetry column for Farrago, using Taubman’s paint samples from Bunnings.

8 October 2019
The Remarkable Quests of Raddish and Quill: The Sea-Venture

The University of Melbourne’s Creative Literature and Writing Society present The Remarkable Quests of Raddish and Quill, a collaborative column for Farrago.

6 August 2019
What We Talk About When We Talk About Exile

Background. Lying in bed later, gazing at the ceiling and feeling suddenly nauseated, I realised it wasn’t at all the correct spatial metaphor. Centre, I thought, was more accurate. Or, just, Beginning, Middle, End.

6 August 2019
Messages

Collaged text, messages from friends.

6 August 2019
Lemon or Lime

It was your birthday drinks last time her arm was around you. It’s only been three weeks since then, you were in Fitzroy at yet another rooftop bar, basking in the suburban sunset. Your gift came in a plastic shopping bag.

6 August 2019
The Fairytale Gazette

After damning allegations that Red Riding Hood left her missing grandmother to fend for herself in the woods, she has now pronounced that her grandmother has been found dead at the edge of the woods.

6 August 2019
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