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'A Day In The Life': published in Undercover of Lightness (page 50), March 2012.

Andrew Burke is an Australian poet who has published eleven books of poetry. He has written on a daily basis - stories, plays, poems and - to feed family - advertising material and videos, annual reports and press releases. From 1990, Burke taught creative writing and allied subjects at universities, TAFE colleges and writing centres. In 2006/07, he and his wife Jeanette travelled to China where they taught at Shanxi Normal University, and, on their return, they taught indigenous children at Wanalirri Catholic School in The Kimberley area of North West Australia. He now dedicates life fulltime to writing.

Other poems from Undercover of Lightness:

Snap Dragons

The Next Poem

Perhaps

Tabai Mountain Poem

Ngallagunda Used Car Yard

 

Andrew Burke blogs at Hi Spirits