Poems

Ken Stone: Two Poems

Postcard Artist   My outdoors is a vista of dots:   I reduced Brooke Moore Centre to several hundred, and two passers-by oblivious to the nature of matter disintegrated into a hundred each. An old man following was twenty dots extra, because he was taller and wore a hat.   He was shuffling towards the R.S.L. club, which I reduced a week earlier, before officialdom moved me on, thinking me a radical making a mockery of form and old soldiers who’d rather fade.   I’m using lines less and less to suggest reality. I know they are articulate and can…

Subscribe to get access to all online articles

Digital Subscription

$68/ YR

Get the latest ideas from Australia’s most insightful writers.

Subscribe

  • Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Printed & Digital Subscription

$87/ YR

For avid readers of leading ideas
from Australia’s brightest.

Subscribe

  • Printed & Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Quadrant Patron

$300/ YR

Show your support for Australia’s
most open minded publication.

Subscribe

  • Quadrant Patron includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  • All new editions of Quadrant Books
  • Exclusive invitations to Quadrant Dinners, book launches and events.