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Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan’s books include The Imageless World (Salt Publishing, 2003) and Unanimous Night (Salt Publishing, 2008). He is the Australian editor of Poetry International and the publisher of Vagabond Press. He lives in Tokyo, where he is an associate professor of policy studies at Chuo University.



Summer 2011 | Poetry

In back wards, sea spray thinning ash as the city
turned from itself, the ocean which brought it, faces off

Any place to go

Summer 2011 | Poetry

Days later, not long after we left the convent,
the war ended. I promised to take her directly
to the train station, but the sight of her
on the back seat scrambling out of that uniform,