Week Eight


Poetry This maritime poem delves into the love and commitments of a sealskin-bound fisherman, torn between his love of his wife and the sea. You take her word: yes but you hide the sealskin. Do you think the sea is so strong in her veins you can’t believe her?             …

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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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