An intriguing approach to the rewriting of myth, this poetry collection journeys through the history of languages and symbolic traditions. Through main character Queenie, a cow of many abilities, these poems delve into the creation of the universe as Queenie fashions the galaxies and travels through the sky as a herd of stars. Delightful and surprising, this compilation draws on the Greek lyric tradition of Sappho as well as on South India's Sangam poetry tradition to provide a balanced work of both humor and melancholy.

Cow 2011, Spinifex Press, North Melbourne

ISBN-13: 9781876756888