Deborah Benson

Garvie Threshing Machine

Poetry In this lavishly beautiful work of nature poetry, Deborah Benson reflects on the ruin of a Threshing Machine and its reclamation by nature. Your tenacious nameplate continues to resist dissolution, in the gentle grass of this little broom filled valley on Strathfinella Hill. Still holding together your bleached boards though they are splitting. You …

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Following Tracks

Non-Fiction Following Tracks explores beauty in the quotidian, extracting poetic pleasure from everyday scenes and objects encountered on a coastal walk. Featuring photography from Dean Smith.                 Knowing how way leads on to way Robert Frost A mammal swells and circles and lays him down. You and I …

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Hunters In The Snow

Poetry Deborah Benson returns with wintery poetry that draws inspiration from the work of Peter Brueghel to reflect on themes of grief.                        After Peter Bruegel A hoverfly has lightedon my open book,the gold iridescence of its wings,its almost transparent body,a tiny calibrated test tubeof …

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