There’s only one person we’ll ever really have a relationship with, and that’s ourselves. And for most of us that relationship is fractured.
This is my favourite quote, and I try to live by it.
Andrew James Macleod graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Literature and Writing. He was the winner of the 2021 Talus Prize for Poetry, received a Highly Commended 2nd place in the 2021 Talus short story category, and was short-listed for the 2021 Peter Cowan 600-word short story competition. He has self-published a chapbook of surrealist poetry, and is a multi-award-winning copywriter, both nationally and internationally. His poetry has been published in two books of non-fiction memoir and has had articles published in Elephant Journal. Andrew is a presenter and hosted ‘Poetry on the Green’ as part of the 2020 Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival in Geraldton Western Australia. He lives on a small property in the Preston River Valley in Western Australia’s Southwest, and is currently studying for a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree.
I’m told I have a very expressive face. So I thought, what better way to show the many facets of me than with pictures. As they say, a picture paints a thousand words. Yes, it’s self indulgent and egocentric, yet here we are.