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13
Jun

Joiner Bay and other Stories - 'Of the Water' by Joanna Morrison

Joiner Bay and other Stories - 'Of the Water' by Joanna Morrison

I’m standing cold in the sand, trying to see Rottnest Island through the sky’s swathes of grey. My face is slick with tears that taste of you. No-one can tell me why the intensity of my grief—the savagery of it, the way it has me by the throat—isn’t enough to...

25
May

Joiner Bay and other stories - 'Treacle Eyes' (extract) by Judyth Emanuel

Joiner Bay and other stories - 'Treacle Eyes' (extract) by Judyth Emanuel

Sometimes we lay us down. Twofold not much apart. Laid in the shade on the front lawn. Blowed dandelions. Knees warm bent. Summer day. This smell of damp grass. Must have rained before. Not heavy. Just dewdrops sprinkled. Jani sat in the sunny place. Jani a bit tipsy from cheap burgundy.

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