I’ve published poetry in journals since 1996, and have appeared as a feature reader in Melbourne, interstate and internationally. My three poetry books are Minorphysics (IP 2003),  Awake Despite the Hour (Five Islands Press 2007) and Standard Variation (Walleah Press, 2014). I hope you enjoy these samples from the books, and some other poems published recently:

Letter to Franz Kafka (Cordite)

The Inner Ape (with Simon Mason) (unpublished, from manuscript and music/spoken word project-in-progress)

Weekend Warriors of the Apocalypse (Australian Poetry Journal 8.2)

First Day of Holidays (Studio) (+winner of Studio Gallery Poetry Prize)

Back to Work (Arena)

Give the poem room to speak (Best Australian Poems)

Western Landscapes with Retreating Horizons (Westerly; Best Australian Poems; Standard Variation)

The Real Iseult the Fair (The Age; Standard Variation)

Infinity – (Blast; Standard Variation)

After a Line by Rumi – (The Australian; Standard Variation)

Seen Before the Credits – (Arena; Standard Variation)

Four Seasons of the Heart (Studio)

Sleepless in Braybrook – (Minorphysics; Southerly)

OurLand – (Minorphysics; The Australian)

Get the Word – (Minorphysics; Best Australian Poems)

Convincing Ground – (Awake Despite the Hour; National Indigenous Times)

Awake, Despite the Hour – (Awake Despite the Hour, Antipodes)

The Soldier – (Awake Despite the Hour; Quadrant)

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