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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Chloë Callistemon is a photographer, filmmaker and writer. Her poetry has begun to be published in journals and anthologies in Australia and internationally, most recently in Rabbit, Cordite, Tincture and Australian Love Poems 2013.

Chloë Callistemon


A Bird's Guide to Flight – Method #3

to unmake the bird

1. unfly the bird from the nest
2. ungrow the bird's feathers
3. unfeed the bird
4. unhatch the bird
5. unlay the egg that hatched the bird
6. unbreed the pair that bred the egg that hatched the bird and fed the bird
that grew the feathers that composed the wings that flew the bird
7. repeat with previous generation if necessary