Connie Frazer


Connie Frazer born Coventry, England September 18, 1925 (d. 2002). Australian poet and peace activist; feminist; democratic socialist. Founded Women Against Nuclear Energy (WANE), 1980; Women for Survival, 1983. Began antiwar protest against Vietnam War, 1970. Co-founded Green Left Weekly.


the flesh-tearing hooves
under which we fell; the fused halves
of the mounted-monster man-horse, ancient
oppressor raised tall above us. . .
When there were protests, always
they brought out the horses.

(“Police Greys”)