Granite by Shevaun Cooley – Lost Rocks (23)



  • Lost Rocks
  • 2020
  • ISBN 9780648492726
  • 93 pages
  • Softcover
  • 18 × 11 × 1 cm

What comes
next: the long descent.
To let our tired bodies down,
over rock that has weathered
us, under the swift mallet
of light that grinds us
to the ground.
Beloved this world
isn’t even ours.
And it is also,
profoundly, ours.

Shevaun Cooley is a Western Australian poet, essayist, and climber. Her poetry has been published in Cordite, Island, Poetry Wales, Meanjin, Southerly, The Best Australian Poems (2009, 2017), and she has been shortlisted for both the Newcastle Poetry Prize, and the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize. Her debut collection of poems, Homing was released in 2017 by Giramondo Publishing.

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