Alison Denham

Extreme Future

Tell us
Your version
of how it happened.
Why the middle class disappeared
and the poor hunkered down with rats and abandoned dogs,
swallowed that fatal bait (hope) thought they might one day own simple things like love scraps of bone


Alison Denham is a New Zealand poet, now living in Dunedin. Poetry has been published in various journals and magazines in NZ and the UK such as Poetry NZ, Sport,Takahe,Iota, NZ Listener. A first collection of poems was published by Christian Grey NZ, Auckland in 1999 and subsequent poems in an anthology 'When the Sea Goes Mad at Night' also by Christian Grey.