Born in Rome to American/Australian parents, Marisa is a graduate of Curtin University, she moved to Christchurch, New Zealand from Australia in 2003. She is a visual artist and poet.
Crest To Crest Anthology
International Literary Quarterly
Guest Reader Christchurch Poet's Collective 2010 Season
Hon Secretary Takahē Collective Trust
Treasurer Canterbury Poets Collective
Nude on a Staircase
Frisson of feet in fourth position
and the open gown colonizing
a bend in the elbow.
Defenceless flesh blooms
from silk the schema
feet turned out
hip hinged back
The audacious engagement,
I love him his
prosperity and confidence.