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‘The Distribution of Voice’ by Martin Harrison. Reviewed in SCARP 23, 1993…
Times change, the demographic broadens... but memories of 'how it was' remains.' Steamy, silent streets of Strathfieldwake and shimmer in morning rain.Praiseworthy wives frying bacon,sunny-side eggs, with runny yolks,butter soldiers of wholemeal…Continue
I watched her flip-flopping through the mall,hurrying with trepidation to the welfare office,her black and white striped dress stretched farbeyond chic and her hair stylishly dishevelled. Her coarse voice first caught my attentionas she yelled a…Continue
This is for Second-Hand Harry and Chip-Fat Franco. The neat, second-hand furniture shophas gone, I got my bookshelves there.If I pressed, carefully, not too hard butfirm and fair, I could always get a goodprice, on the right day, a free…Continue
No bozos please,or floppy shoes,No three ring capersfor the ignorant foolsNo ring top connivance,or a multicoloured facadeNo squirting flowersfor those that do harmI tie a string around my fingerReminding me not to trust.Your pie chucking's wearing…Continue