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


Allan Lake, originally from Saskatchewan, has lived in Vancouver, Cape Breton, Ibiza, Tasmania, W.Australia & Melbourne. Lake won Lost Tower Publications (UK) Comp 2017, Melbourne Spoken Word Poetry Fest 2018 & publication in New Philosopher 2020. Latest poetry chapbook (Ginninderra Press) 'My Photos of Sicily'.

Allan Lake


Leaving the Cult

Good-bye seems the wrong word
when it's an old abbreviation
for some con(cept) you no longer
believe in. See ya round?
Maybe not likely since
you no longer rattle around
the treadmill inside there.
Prey, praying, preying.