Sunday, January 29, 2012

Dromana Poems

Rickets Point Arthur Streeton, 1890

DAY
1.
sea gull
gullup
brackwater

glooming algae

storm carry
spillaway

2.
seasky
flatlines

3.
shimmer light
heat glaze
long shallow deep

ironstitched
ghost ship
making waves

4.
look what
wash up
sea

two daughter
one son

one man
far out

NIGHT
1.
sun set pastiche
80s retro

2.
late night
babywalking

one house
up lit
late night
big shed
kid red
icypole

3.
young man
out with friends
no ID

4.
foreshore fireworks
city sky falling

5.
us out
afterdark
streets store
tomorrow’s heat

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We had a night in Dromana at my sister-in-law's husband's family's holiday house. The painting above is actually Beaumaris, not Dromana, but looking out at the hazy heat this morning, Streeton's paintings were in my head.

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