In recent news, nineteenth-century
shipwrecked-wine is discovered
fifty metres below the Baltic Sea.
Experts give their verdict: leathery
smoky, grilled and spicy with fruity
In legendary news, the eyes
of the Great Fish are Jonah’s windows,
a disco-ball pearl shines in its guts.
In hypothetical news—the Great Fish drinks
one hundred and sixty-eight bottles
of said one-hundred-year-old wine
Anna Jacobson is a Brisbane poet and artist. She won the 2018 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for her unpublished manuscript, which will be published by UQP in 2019. Her poetry chapbook ‘The Last Postman’ (Vagabond Press, 2018) is part of deciBels 3. Anna won the 2018 Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award. www.annajacobson.com.au