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David Adès

David Adès

David Adès is the author of “Mapping the World” (Wakefield Press/​Friendly Street Poets, 2008), the chapbook “Only the Questions Are Eternal” (Garron Publishing, 2015) and “Afloat in Light” (UWA Publishing, 2017). David has won the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize, been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and been shortlisted for a number of other prizes in Australia and the U.S. David lived in Pittsburgh between 2011 and 2016 and now lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and three children.

The Myriad Lives I Lead Inside My Own

Observe the day. Observe how it is spring warm in the middle of winter, the sky unclouded blue, the air full of undefined promise. Observe my daughter’s excitement at the prospect of a birthday party, running with arms flapping, singing for the joy of it, unbridled, unrestrained. Observe how picturesque all the houses…
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