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Brisbane – “Johnno” – David Malouf

June 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Australian, Literature, Poetry, Queensland, Quotes

I might grow old in Brisbane, but I would never grow up.’

Brisbane is so sleepy, so slatternly, so sprawlingly unlovely… It is simply the most ordinary place in the world…It was so shabby and makeshift … a place where poetry could never occur.

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