Brendan McLeod is an award-winning poet, theatre creator, and musician. On his sixth day of social isolation, he started writing a poem a day. We’re posting these day by day, in non-sequential order, because time is weird now. It’ll be a book after that.

Poet In (Their Own) Residence

Day 44-45

BRENDAN MCLEOD

If I end up in hospital, I expect my friends to joke.

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Day 3

BRENDAN MCLEOD

We must bow down in wonder of the world.

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Day 12

BRENDAN MCLEOD

Imagine being taught not to touch your friends.

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Day 29/30

BRENDAN MCLEOD

I watch movies now and I’m like, what the hell are you doing? 

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Day 9

BRENDAN MCLEOD

People have started to talk about their dreams.

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