Author Archive

the 0608 service to melbourne

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Inside the head of an early morning commuter

righter friends

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Thoughts thought in a secondhand bookshop

four poems

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the tea room is actually pretty big,
it just feels small because it’s full of elephants.

Conversations at modern confessionals

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I just want to be able to say ugly things, uncomfortable things, things that don’t fit, to another human being.

this is a poem and therefore you can’t take it too literally and therefore leave my feelings be please

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I kept my mouthwash in for longer than recommended on the bottle
and my mouth burnt and then went numb.
where’s my high five

Supermarkets Suck

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Skin me, lock me in a cell, force feed me capers, but PLEASE don’t send me to the supermarket on my own.

Whatever you do, don’t mention poo: a transition to motherhood

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The first months of motherhood: expectation vs reality

The Weight and the Wait: reading about detention over a belly full of person

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The plight of asylum seekers seems even uglier when you’re reading about it over a huge belly.

King of the Smoke Room

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Everyone is somehow
on first-name-terms with Marley,
despite never having heard
of the word “Rastafari”.

A letter to the friend I’ve hated for most of my life

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“I have been a terrible friend to you over the years, and the time has come for me to say sorry.”

Sex tips you won’t find in Cosmo magazine

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Let’s talk about sex.

The (underrated) Perks of being a Person-Grower

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She knew about the free breast enlargement, but here Caitlin lists some less-expected pregnancy perks.

Oi! That’s our word, give it back!

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TW: rape and child abuse cases are referred to in this post.

Caitlin goes to Boob Class

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The real lesson was not about colostrum at all.

The Prune Juice Theory

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7 things Caitlin has lied about liking.