Cathy Freeman may be a household name in Australia, but it wasn't until watching the ABC's recent documentary 'FREEMAN', that Caitlin fully realised the strength of Cathy's story - or her importance as a woman, a sporting figure, and an Indigenous Australian.
Not at all timid like her mythological counterparts, she bursts forth with as much energy as the waves that she disappears under. She is far more confident in the water than on land. The sun is her friend; it lets her shine. She needs to be close to the wet expanse - even if it… Continue reading Poetry | The Mermaid