Kathleen Bleakley

Kathleen Bleakley

Kathleen Bleakley is descended from a light-keeper.

This poem is from her manuscript ‘Lightseekers’. Her work has been widely published in magazines, journals and books including Agency, Australian Reader, Etchings, Going Down Swinging, Hecate, Muse, Poetrix, Wet Ink and Jumping Out of Cars (Ginninderra Press, 2004).



Poetryi dream of islands, glass-bottom boats, waters clearand safe as houses before they're bombedfish scales, slippery as yesterday's newsi dream in islands, swimming in sea chambers / among coralfish teeth lodge themselves on my dinner platei dream of mary,...

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