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throw me in the river

“Oh! Friendly cloud, look! Here I am.. up in the sky with you.. floating gently as a mote on the breeze… watching my uterus get devoured by wild dogs and insects on the dusty red ground.. 126 more words

Korrin Stoney

The Effigy

haircut? new face? paper bag? plastic face? sequin face? feather face? fire comedy mask? Britney smooth mud mask head rub? roll in grass til body becomes grass? 332 more words

Korrin Stoney

Best launch ever?

The delayed launch of Suddenly Curving Space Time was held at Smiths late last night, and it was a memorable one.  Gerald Kearney was there, and performers included a band called Shoe or Shoo! 140 more words


“Hetherington’s Touch is Light and Deft”- Glenda Guest reviews 'Burnt Umber'

Burnt Umber by Paul Hetherington. UWA Publishing (2016).

Paul Hetherington brings to poetry everything I like about good writing: intelligence, reticence, poise, and the gift of seeing the large in the details of life. 439 more words

Australian Poetry

Calls for submissions for the New Shoots Poetry Prizes

Calls for submissions for the New Shoots Poetry Prize 2016 and the New Shoots Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney Poetry Prize 2016

We want your plant inspired poetry! 955 more words

Australian Poetry

'Emu Girl, on the day before flying' wins the Banjo Paterson Awards 2016

It’s a delight and an honour to have heard that my poem ‘Emu Girl, on the day before flying’ has won the Open Poetry section of this year’s Banjo Paterson Writing Awards, which are run annually by Central West Libraries and Orange City Council. 834 more words

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Go to the Makers, Not the Mockers: Beth Spencer launches 'A Pocket Kit 2' by Kit Kelen

Beth Spencer launched A Pocket Kit 2 by Kit Kelen, Flying Islands, 2016 at Poetry at the Pub, Wickham Hotel, Newcastle, Monday 30th May 2016. 1,889 more words

Australian Poetry