‘Neighbours’, poetry, 2016
Awarded second place in the Ros Spencer Poetry Contest from WA Poets Inc, organisers of the Perth Poetry Festival.
“You may feel uncomfortable haggling, but accepting the first asking price is often seen as disrespectful.”
When we were eight the neighbour girl’s parents divorced, and we all got to see what their house was worth.
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I look at the sketchpad where the woman is now drawing me. She’s wearing a suit and carries coloured pencils in a briefcase. Probably moonlights as a street artist, beret and combat boots, charges tourists through the nose for sketches on park benches.
‘Matthew and Rob’ was selected for Voiceworks 100th issue alumni-edited section, available in print and ebook via their website.
Evening cockatoos pick a tree to turn to noise.
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”The 52nd Week’, short play for the The Drama Studio‘s Final Draft, 2014
Written for a collaboration between University of Wollongong Creative Writing students and students of The Drama Studio, and performed at Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.
‘The Forum’, short play in Wollongong Workshop Theatre’s Workshorts, 2014