by Rachel Robertson
He hands me words like a bunch of flowers—finesse, equilibrium, divergence. They seem to scent the air with optimism. We talk into a topic, and through it. He is lyrical and philosophical; I am ironic and teasing. I take his words, though, hold them close.
Volume 60 Number 2, November 2015
Cover: Guy Grey-Smith, The transfiguration
1963, oil and beeswax emulsion on board, 129 x 122 cm (h, w), The University of Western Australia Art Collection, Tom Collins Bequest Fund, 1964 © The Univeristy of Western Australia
Featuring new work by Rachel Robertson, Elizabeth Smither, Jordie Albiston and Richard James Allen, issue 60.2 is the first edition under the editorship of Dr Catherine Noske.
60.2 showcases poetry from emerging writers, SJ Finch and Siobhan Hodge, introduced in our Word Matters campaign, as well as a wonderful array of contemporary poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, essays and reviews.