Michael Dransfield was born in Sydney on 12 September 1948....read more
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an uncle who took us marroning in the back blocks —
knew all the best places.
The river sand cliffed
with logs like felled bridges
skewering eddies of pollen.
In bright sunlight the nets melted into water
a thousand feet deep.
The ropes we hauled were necklaces out of
My eye demands more
than intersecting lines of ice.
I'm more interested in the dead grey leaves
from last summer
pressed flat under the snow.
In summer the herbfield is a coral garden
these mountains have raised from the sea.
It's a landscape ... more