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also not exactly

our bus stops by the river
with banks steeped in yellow grass
and barbed wire

ants slip through the fence
to cover little road-kill corpses… 83 more words

Ashley Capes

Vale J S Harry

J S Harry, one of Australia’s leading poets, died on Wednesday 20th May.

Nicolette Stasko, in a moving tribute on the Southerly website, said “J S Harry, one of Australian poetry’s “great transgressors”, described by Peter Porter in 2007 as “the most arresting poet working in Australia today”, died peacefully in her sleep Wednesday morning 20th May. 209 more words

Australian Poetry

Something for Now; or, Drunk Punk Music

Alone I walk to the rainbow.

The only other beings on their feet are smaller, and have quicker heartbeats.

Listen too loud and you manage to convince yourself that your actions are justified… 34 more words


A Place Where You Can Bring Things Together: Andrew Burke reviews 'Open House' by David Brooks

Open House by David Brooks, UQP 2015.

There are many themes in David Brooks new book Open House, many values of love, many heart felt convictions, many parables and narratives. 824 more words

Australian Poetry

Between Giants & Old Stone - Combined Edition

Hi everyone!

Just a quick post to let you know that Ginninderra Press is soon releasing a combined edition of my last two collections between giants… 84 more words

Ashley Capes

traveling for work

I’ll ask ya
meet at point/
you and he,
my only onlies
to a point /
no prediction:
only ask,
only reason, 85 more words


The Art of Regional Living: Christopher Pollnitz launches 'The Hour of Silvered Mullet' by Jean Kent

The Hour of Silvered Mullet by Jean Kent, Pitt Street Poetry, 2015, was launched by Christopher Pollnitz at at Cardiff Library on 11 April 2015. 2,469 more words

Australian Poetry