David Schaumann

David Schaumann, a poet and writer from the hills of Dunedin who has recently rediscovered the delight of writing poetry and prose, David has had work accepted by a Takehe, Catalyst, NZ Poetry Society, English in Aotearoa and Shot Glass Journal.  He is a founding member of The Ink Pot Collective; a teacher, brewer and angler, who squeezes in bursts of writing amongst the hurly burly of the every day.

David Schaumann: The Words Slide By

Shakespeare. Fucking Shakespeare. He wrote the name in his notebook, Shakespear, then worked at crafting the ‘S’ into an eel, sinister and threshing, such as you’d find in deep, whirling pools, where you can’t see their mouths and teeth lurk. Shakespeare.