by Anne M Carson
Today it’s a dose of sunset light delivered at dusk be still and let it do its work light levels are low gunmetal and pewter have been with us for days trees are attending arms by their sides the metal opens gold spills from a seam beneath orange and yellow rays refract colour shines into the room licks of light enter through eyes and pores penetrating bodies even the hard wads at our centre.
Poet biography: Anne M Carson is a poet, essayist and visual artist. Her poetry has been published internationally and widely in Australia, and she has been recognised in poetry prizes. Massaging Himmler: A Poetic Biography of Dr Felix Kersten (Hybrid, 2019), and Two Green Parrots (Ginnindera Press, 2019) were published in 2019. She has initiated a number of poetry-led social justice projects, performs poetry with Muse Poetica, and is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at RMIT.