poetry in Australia

Mr Fucking Rocket tires of saving for a mortgage: Susan Bradley Smith

by Tamryn Bennett Red Room
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I thought things were wrong: it manifested in me buying and wearing Ulysses blue eyeshadow. It didn’t suit me. One day I stared into the mirror at the caked crystal of smudged me and said ‘You look like a whore’. I was cheap, cheeky, comehithersome—but clientless. Makeup remover in hand, I finally admitted that you […]

Gethsemane at the Bowl: Cathy Altmann

by Tamryn Bennett Red Room
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(after the monoprint by Michael Donnelly)