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Captain Kindness by Anke MacLean

Entering data dailyFor the DepartmentDutifully and with diligence. Traveling by night in a heartbeatFrom moments of cruelty To places of violenceFrom hours of brutalityTo the instant of the latest abuse But seconds before it happens It’s a superpower.  The not-yet victims are whisked awayTo cotton-wool-confused safety But the perpetratorThe villainIs wrapped tightCloseIn a cape Smelling of sweet, […]

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Birthday Ditty by Carly Fern

36 today nothing profound to say just a birthday rhyme composed in the sunshine I thought it would be raining but p‘aps BOM‘s aim is waining a morning cup of tea daydreams of overseas A croissant for my breaky birthday basic Becky BUT perhaps St.Kilda brunch? I‘ve packed a lot of punch in my 3 […]

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Mushrooms

Last night I dreamt I was mushrooms many, an impossible body impusle led mycelium my spine I spoke a mouthless language all questions were answers already known although there really was nothing to know I was everything at once sugars of us hummed soft breath shared lung fusing time to matter fusing limbs to the […]