Eggs and Rarities by Paul Kooiker featured in ASX
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
By Brad Feuerhelm
"From the kitchen, I could hear faintly “Look after your milk”!!! It was some sort of sideways directive that my blonde partner shouted at our blonde twenty month old. I was at the time considering how closely cyanide and almonds share a space on the tree of life, blissfully co-existing to produce milk for incompetent digesters while also nestled very close on the same branch which gave Himmler a soft exit. I was putting all of this together and thinking through what it would mean to look after my own milk in none so vexing pornographic terms. The sexual innuendo of which linked to the obtuse information about cyanide and almonds had me lost to an interior world in which the twentieth century and its antics were dancing in my head"...