A Place by Linda Stevenson

Painting by Linda Stevenson
Painting by Linda Stevenson

A Place

If I wax obtuse
I might get a place
or if I make reference
to philosophy/science/
it may impress them;
but can they fly…
kissing the wind
with meticulous phrasing
Saxon Gaelic Roman
Austral Bird all of a song
magma’s hellfire
the brightness
the tongues.

Linda Stevenson is a poet/painter living in Melbourne Australia. Linda considers her poetry as part of her life; it has been a life-long habit, from childhood through to adolescence, adulthood and now into mature older age. In recent years her poems have been published in literature magazines in Australia, UK, USA and Canada. A chapbook “The Tipping Point” was also published in 2015.

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