Here your body learns the seasons.
The weekend is sticky with traces of apple jelly and toast crumbs.
Brin builds a dog race up behind the house
back to your Sydney state. The car struggles to get up hills.
Wonder why it is so important.
how small this corner of consciousness you keep defending
Elizabeth Allen is a Sydney poet and bookseller. Her work has been published in various Australian literary journals. A chapbook of her poetry, Forgetful Hands, was published by Vagabond Press in 2005.
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