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cut up #1.2014

I’m a big fan of the ‘cut-up’ approach to poetry, it’s usually pretty damn fun and I think it allows for unexpected images and ideas to come to the fore – so this time I went with an unfinished draft of one of my own poems, but with the restriction that I take the first line from every stanza, instead of taking randomly. 34 more words

Ashley Capes



Upcoming Events for 2014

Generally speaking in a general way

the Kurilpa Poets meet on the last Sunday

of every calender month.

There are always Open Mic sessions… 38 more words

Rochford St Press is proud to announce the publication of 'Before Bone and Viscera' by Robbie Coburn

Rochford Street Press is proud to announce the release of a new chapbook by young Victorian poet Robbie Coburn. Before Bone and Viscera is is Coburn’s second chapbook and features a cover illustration by Kit Kelen. 214 more words

Australian Poetry

Conference Paper: Retaining Traces of Composition in Digital Manuscript Collections

At the end of June I delivered my first academic conference paper at the Born Digital and Cultural Heritage conference held in Melbourne. The conference was facilitated by the Play it Again project, an Australian Research Council-funded linkage project looking at video game history and preservation.  496 more words

Born Digital

suicide country

a friend of mine has used my poem ‘suicide country’ for a photography project. he is really great and a really fine photographer. he shot these photos of me out at my home in Woodstock, country Victoria, the farm i grew up on and write about. 62 more words

Australian Poetry

The Bird

A man in the forest had lost his way;
A rich man seldom inclined to roam,
When a bird flew down near the end of day… 288 more words