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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 8, Number 3, September 2014

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Lynette Arden
Norwood, South Australia, Australia


Prowl

The cat pulls me along on the lead, sometimes lying down on the cool path, but getting up if I sit. Following, I hold tight while he explores boundaries. He jumps at insects, probes at a gap in the palings where a blue tongue lizard has disappeared, sniffs for rats at the hole under a neighbour’s shed, climbs onto a mound of earth and paws at a tiny, narrow skull.

taut leash
the dew dappled web
dangles a fly

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