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Colombo: Day Leave.(Poem)
December 1, 2008... Colombo: Day Leave His pockets bulged. The city crowded round--the fat bats squawking over the dusty racecourse, the kassipu brewers, the hawkers spitting betel tubercular in gutters. The pennies fell his way, that day, his debts paid...
The still point.(Short story)
December 1, 2008... Some scenes sizzle themselves into your brain without the benefit of a camera. The doctor is looking at me carefully. There are pale rings around her irises. Look in the eyes, you can always tell, said my sister, Gemma. Iris rings are a sure sign of too much salt... if they can't...
If I Stop.(Poem)
December 1, 2008... If I Stop When the unknown feeling from the hinterland came on the wings of pop, I would shut my eyes, let the tingling spread over my scalp, and hope that this time it would last long enough to turn life inside out, as it must, I felt, one day. Did I really...
December 1, 2008... Swank (for J & J) The City Cat's a vaporetto; the river is a grand canal. We zig politely, wharf to wharf, past mansions just a tad banal although they smile there well enough, contented on their ancient banks. They're not John Ruskin's...
"Opportunistic transpositions and Elisions": Roger McDonald's The Ballad of Desmond Kale; or, the fiction question: who owns stories?(Critical essay)
December 1, 2008... THE "MAKING A FICTION OF HISTORY" PANEL AT THE 2007 Sydney Writers Festival included award-winning novelist, Roger McDonald, and renowned historian and public intellectual, Inga Clendinnen. Given Clendinnen's well-publicized attack on the "opportunistic transpositions and elisions" (16) of...