Poetry

Saxby Pridmore: Two Poems

Alice Springs Flat red land with sparse dry grass the occasional green stubby bush and the MacDonnell Ranges like a Berlin wall. It is hot and there are no clouds just sun. It is dry and the river is a river-bed wide, shallow, sand and rocks. Quiet. Some birds fly, not many. Sea gulls strut in public parks but there is no sea for a thousand miles. You can’t stay now, but this is where you want your ashes strewn. Saxby Pridmore A Boy from School I remember the face Of a boy from school Who was lost in the…

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