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Rochford Street Review at the 2015 Perth Poetry Festival

Rochford Street Review
is proud to have been able to cover the 2015 Perth Poetry Festival. Being a Sydney based journal it is sometimes difficult to keep a track on what is happening around the country and, indeed, around the world.  74 more words

Australian Poetry

Friends and Fellow Poets: Nicholas Hasluck launches the Perth Poetry Festival

Nicholas Hasluck launched the Perth Poetry Festival at the Northbridge Piazza Community Room Thursday 13 August 2015

Friends and fellow poets. Let me begin by saluting the organisers of the Poetry Festival. 2,838 more words

Australian Poetry

The last place you look

Where could all those Chinese subs be?
They aren’t on the land, all agree.
And they’re not in the air;
We have looked everywhere,
Except of course – under the sea.

Sneaky Subs



Just a reminder to Water Rats and Friends that this month, August,

the usual Kurilpa Poets last-Sunday-of-the-month-gig won’t be on,

as we’re having a break to give the… 130 more words

from Issue #8: Poetry by Alex Skovron


Door Soldier

The flabby bouncer outside Adriano’s
…plucks a speck of street from his lapel,
……realigns his feet. He is thinking

About the wirehaired girl, she looked fifteen… 858 more words

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The Stock Market Expert

They say this guy has second sight;
He said it would fall from its height.
He’s said it for years
And like most market seers,
Eventually he gets it right.


I seem to be...

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I am one buoyant, if not slightly nervous, poet!  But pressure can be good; it shows just what you can do.