Almanac Poetry: Morning Sun, Fitzroy



Empties. [Source: Wikimedia Commons.]


Morning Sun, Fitzroy


Morning sun
on Smith Street
light and beautiful.


Beer and wine bottles
littering the footpaths
glint with rainbows.



(Acknowledgements: first published in Platform, 2011; then in my second poetry collection, Lionheart Summer, Picaro Press, 2011 – reprinted by Ginninderra Press, 2018.)





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Kevin Densley is a poet and writer-in-general. His fourth book-length poetry collection, Sacredly Profane, was published in late 2020 by Ginninderra Press. He is also the co-author of ten play collections for young people, as well as a multi Green Room Award nominated play, Last Chance Gas, which was published by Currency Press. Other writing includes screenplays for educational films.


  1. Simple, lovely.

  2. Kevin Densley says

    Thanks, Matt.

    I like your work, too.

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