Essays

Polyp

Winner WILDCARE
Tasmania Nature Writing Prize 2007.
Published in Island
Magazine 110, 2007

Polyp

I stand in a graveyard. One of the saddest I’ve seen. Its silence and stillness represent the end of immeasurable life. Beyond the shoreline the clear sea deepens to pale green then turquoise before it reaches the uplifted corals of the outer reef, a thin line drawn parallel to the coast. Waves break lazily over the reef in a dull, distant drone.

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Portrait Of A Wild Pool

Runner Up WILDCARE
Tasmania Nature Writing Prize 2005.
Published in Island
Magazine 102, 2005

PORTRAIT OF A WILD POOL              

   They carry/Time looped so river-wise about their house    

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