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


Stefanie Bennett has published eighteen books of poetry. Of mixed ancestry [Italian/Irish/Paugussett-Shawnee], she was born in Townsville, Queensland, Australia in 1945. Her latest poetry title "The Vanishing" is due at year's end. Publisher, Walleah Press.

Stefanie Bennett

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AFTER Jeff Wayne's 'FOREVER AUTUMN' Mark 2

... When a mother leaves
The nest grows
Brittle. Sleep becomes
Unstitched. The sun
Fires in the belly's rib–
Cage –, and
The eye's
Caretaking fog.

When a mother leaves
The mirage
Of invention