Leaning on the language of leaving
and the road a line from a song,
the door smiles open
After the crescendo
the tick of the clock
and a car driving past
Headlights behind her
she is approaching me
moon walk with my daughter.
Claire Gaskin, A Bud, John Leonard Press, 2006.
Claire Gaskin will be performing at The Word Tree this coming Saturday - 2nd April. Join us for a wonderful feature reader, a vibrant open section and a supportive audience. Burrinja Cafe, Burrinja Community Centre, cnr of Matson Drive and Glenfern Road, Upwey.