most on the mornings when she
wakes him before she leaves for
work and she is bright and clean
in blue scrubs, soap-smelling,
My poem “The Detective Contemplates Marriage” appears in issue #92 of the Australian literary magazine Voiceworks, alongside work by a number of other young writers and artists. The theme of this issue of the magazine is “Thing”, and it’s available from the Voiceworks website at www.voiceworksmag.com.au in print or eBook form.
Voiceworks is published by Express Media, and run by a group of interns and a volunteer editorial committee, all of whom are under twenty-five. It is produced entirely by young people and relies totally on contributions from the readers to make up the content.