Monday, March 09, 2015
When my father died
buried outlaw long necks of beer
under the colour of hydrangeas
beside the straggling hibiscus
- James Walton 2015
James Walton hails from South Gippsland and lives in the Strzelecki mountains. His work has appeared in: Eureka Street, Australian Love Poems - anthology, Daily Immanence - anthology, the Wonder Book of Poetry, and Australian Poetry. James decided to stop being a coward and quit work in January to concentrate on writing. He is now starving, but happy, and lives with a Noah's Ark of animals.
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