‘The Unmade Sky’ – Poems by Ben Adams

‘The Unmade Sky’ – Poems by Ben Adams

the unmade sky these words touch on something lightly like a feather drawn through tall, dry grass - a figure crouched on wide and careful feet teasing their meaning from between time’s floorboards forehead resting on fingers interlocked and listening— - rising to pace the old house and place rough hands on a splintered windowsill [...]

Don’t Fear The Essay: A Simple Guide to a Complex Form

Don’t Fear The Essay: A Simple Guide to a Complex Form

When I say I'm writing my thesis is on the Australian essay most people recoil in horror, usually muttering something along the lines of 'why would you do that to yourself?'. No doubt when they hear 'essay' they get flashbacks to assignments, rubrics, grading percentages and – perhaps most terrifying – bibliographies. This dreaded form [...]