lone palm
in ringwood

About this poem

From the train, I saw a palm with its head sticking up above suburbia, so lonely and out of place.

About Timothy Brown

Born in Shepparton and has lived in Melbourne, Gippsland, Yarra Ranges, Mornington Peninsula and the Solomon Islands. Studied ecology and education, worked in farms, caf├ęs, schools and forests. Currently lives with wife, baby son, dog and friends in an old hills house, plays music, cuts lino, surfs, bakes bread, works, is happy, is melancholy, and writes haiku.