By Shé Hawke
Each component of this fascinating and tumultuous water narrative takes the reader for a experience on assorted streams of intoxicating, bold and every now and then playful water worlds.
From historical Greek construction myths to the Australian seashore, Aquamorphia strikes symphonically, praising the maternal and generative traits of fluidity because the giant Bang, or splitting of the Cosmic Egg. The verse is afloat with metaphors that flesh out the trivia of the aquatic landscapes that maintain life.
These phrases are a lyrical bathing, a renewal. Drawing judiciously on Western mythology, feminist philosophy, indigenous cosmology, clinical wisdom, and the murmurings of waters themselves, Aquamorphia bargains a renewed environmental imaginary, within which we will keep in mind that we too are of the ocean, and can learn how to breathe underwater.
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Aquamorphia: falling for water by Shé Hawke