Almanac Poetry: Three (More) Little Worlds

 

 

 

Image Suggested by a Cinema Usher with Whom I Used to Work, an Aspiring Conceptual Artist, Whose Name I Can’t Remember

 

A pair of jeans
propped up in a corner
filled with cauliflowers.

 

 

Not in Praise of Limestone

 

Gneiss is much gneisser.

 

 

‘Poets never die’

 

Poets never die,
they simply
write-of-passage.

 

 

(Acknowledgements: ‘Image Suggested …’ and ‘Not in Praise of Limestone’ previously appeared in Kevin Densley’s first full-length poetry collection, Vigorous Vernacular, published by Picaro Press, 2008, reprinted by Ginninderra Press, 2018;  ‘Poets never die’ first appeared in his second collection, Lionheart Summer, 2011, reprinted by Ginninderra Press, 2018.)

 

 

 

Read more from Kevin Densley HERE

 

 

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About

Kevin Densley is a graduate of both Deakin University and The University of Melbourne. He has taught writing and literature in numerous Victorian universities and TAFES. He is a poet and writer-in-general. His fifth book-length poetry collection, Please Feed the Macaws ... I'm Feeling Too Indolent, was published in late 2023 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.

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