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


Carolyn Gerrish is a Sydney poet. Her work has been published widely in Australian and overseas. Her sixth poetry collection 'Collision with the Shadow' was published this year by Ginninderra Press.

Carolyn Gerrish



a row of naked trees
sky a falling greyness
rain forever falling
water ruins all rooms
on the soundtrack
Tchaikovksy's sad Sixth
& Elgar's Cello
poetry returns home
in the melancholic zone