[1938–current, born America, migrated to Australia in 1977]
the members of the cast
we haven’t seen in years,
we’ve bought since we can remember
are no longer
is a steady downpour.
in the USSR
where there’s hardly enough room in squares
that the unknown is half-full
that the people have a right to their space
even if it’s shared with tanks,
that disillusion must be preceded
and that is our most foreign and precious substance.
Source: Hard, L 1993, Dancing on the Drainboard, Angus & Robertson, Australia, p. 4.