The poem ‘Mine’ draws from the loss of a child and the exploitation of the land through gold mining. I drew inspiration from my Italian grandmother who wore black in mourning and gold earrings.
Published by Lisa Collyer Poet
Lisa Collyer is a poet and educator. Her work maps the ‘body’ exploring how women’s physical experiences shape a life. She is a participant of The Westerly Writers' Development Program and The Four Centres' Emerging Writers' program and a member of the Voicebox collective. She resides on the unceded lands of the Whadjuk Noongar Nation and pays her respects to elders past, present, and emerging. View more posts