NaPoWriMo Day 21: Yorke Peninsula

Yorke Peninsula


Just finished a poem I began in September last year. I’ve been visiting the peninsula regularly for over 40 years & this is the latest of many attempts to encapsulate its diversity in text.


Yorke Peninsula


lime green paddocks of barley wave to the edge

of cliffs and scalloped bays


landlocked islands of high-vis canola


waving microforests of seagrass in shallows,

a glassysea reflecting a cloudy sky


cursive scribbles of squid ink on jetty planks


crumbling limestone cliffs recycled as

institutes, general stores and hotels


copper bleeding up from magma

2 thoughts on “NaPoWriMo Day 21: Yorke Peninsula

  1. Suits me. Under-rated means less tourists and more tranquility for me. Ah, the serenity…

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