In the sleepout,
the pattern in one corner
of the pressed metal ceiling
did not match, offended me.
Parents watched pennies;
the handyman patches
instead of using another sheet.
Joyce Lee 1913-2007 was for a short time the oldest poet in Australia. I have just read her book
'Bountiful Years' and found it wise and calm and loving.
Anne Carson, her literary executor tells me - “I still have copies to sell/give. Happy to give any away to a good cause or post out for a small charge.”
Her email is email@example.com