Poetry

Messages

Collaged text, messages from friends.

6 August 2019
How to Emulate the Love Queens

Found poem from The Naughty Book for Girls by Candice Hill, which maintains a 1.83 star review on Goodreads.

Studio Flat

It’s a passive act to survive entirely on spinach & food textures more usually chewed in the thick of an apocalyptic-type emergency.

Back Home

I remember my mum’s friends gossiping (dark eyes darting, pink lips pursing around sour words) about another woman’s daughter who went to the USA, about how it ‘turned her gay’, “she shouldn’t bring it back here.”

Paint to Poetry: Blue Booties & Alaskan Sky

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

my year on the dance floor

Drowning in the weight of becoming, nobody could have guessed the simple noise it left ringing in our ears.

History

is the truant in my sheets / barely sixteen / I am / telling fibs to stay home with my thoughts / with my feet tucked in the pockets of sleep /

20 June 2019
1990’s Subconscious

I’m planning a powerplay on the level of a live TV strip tease, like Drew Barrymore getting down on David Letterman’s desk.

11 June 2019
Paint to Poetry: The Succulent

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

4 June 2019
Schnitzel

A lady asked me for a chicken schnitzel and when I went to get her one I noticed that it was shaped exactly like Australia.

7 May 2019
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