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A Warning

December 8, 2009

by Stuart Barnes

Like kangaroos,
Cane toads or rabbits,
You can be eradicated,

Annihilated
With the flick of a finger,
The jellyfish-pulse of a thought.

Don’t you forget —
This is my life.

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Stuart Barnes (webpage) graduated from Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor of Arts (Literature, Philosophy). His unpublished memoir, A Cold Decade, was shortlisted for the Olvar Wood Fellowship Award. He’s editing his first book of poetry and writing his first novel.

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  1. December 9, 2009 at 12:52 am

    *shiver*

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