Creatrix no. 50 Poetry

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.

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