The Banyan Review
Two of my poems were recently published in the 2021 Fall issue of The Banyan Review. The Banyan Review is an online, international journal promoting poetry, art, and the natural world. They publish four issues annually, and feature poets, artists, thinkers, and essayists. It’s always a pleasure to have my work included in publications that… Continue reading
Shaping the Land
My poem ‘Shaping the Land’ was recently published in The Fourth River. It is one of many eco poems I’ve been working on over the past year, with a collection in the works. It’s fierce, unapologetic and its message is clear. Ecological concerns have always been there for me. Growing up in Australia I’ve witnessed countless environmental… Continue reading
The Earth Heals at Night
The earth heals at night like a wounded animal scratching out its den. The earth heals at night if the night were a stretch of time, eons of time and we were a splutter in a lifetime of breath. The earth heals at night as nights are as long as an age of stars and… Continue reading
Jakob Ryce is an award-winning writer and teacher from Melbourne, Australia. He has a B.A. in English Lit, and his work has been published in On The Premises, Drunk Monkeys, The Fourth River, and the Wyndham Writing Awards. He released his first book of poetry in 2021 and has since been working on a follow-up, including a debut novel.