A Refreshing Sleep
by Kim Scott
The man paused, pen in hand. His two sentences surprised him; the first, in a language few could read and in which words came slower than drawing, was more like painting than writing. And then the second sentence — not a true translation, though most apt — came so quickly.
Issue 54 Number 2 November 2009
Cover: Bronwyn Bancroft, ‘Paradox of Inequality 2007’
synthetic polymer paint on canvas (1.5m x 1.5m). Courtesy Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne.
This unique edition of Westerly provides a space for Aboriginal stories to be published and heard.