(First pubished as part of the BLEED Echo program, part of the BLEED festival.) Inside the lounge room of my Doonside share house, I sit on the couch and drag my thumb down […]
Mark Mariano is an Australian-born Filipino editor, writer and public speaker. He was born and raised in Doonside, on Darug land, and completed a Bachelors of Communications at Western Sydney University. Mark is a member of Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement and is an editor for The Western. He has been published in Red Room Poetry, Mamamia, ABC and SBS Voices.