November 22, 2009

Nana Ollerenshaw


We correspond by word
where every thought's an edit
to design an image of ourselves.
Distance brings us close.
Bodies do not intervene
or others' views
or daily living's linen
slow the romance of our heads
the mystery of face.


Nana Ollerenshaw grew up in Connecticut, married an Australian, and moved to Australia in 1965. She changed from school teaching to nursing in 1988, and currently lives in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.

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