Sowing the Moon

By Adam Day
William Alden/Flickr

Amazon warehouse
wilderness. Suburb

studies. Abandoned
set of futures. Alloyed

young love flight,
motherhood, half-men

built sanctuaries
under the castoff

light of timed
streetlamps, a cigarette

pulled out a crushed
pack on the foyer table


Review – Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

By Georgia Cerni

Sophie Cousins’ book Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia is, in many respects, a proposal. For Cousins, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Australians with an opportunity to reconsider the ways our society currently functions. Cousins aptly makes her case – while in some ways the pandemic reinforced burgeoning inequalities, it also presented us the chance to apply collectivist values to solve systemic problems.