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Robert Harris

Robert Harris was an Australian poet (1951–93) who published five poetry collections during his lifetime.

'Don’t Feel Sorry About It', a poem by Robert Harris

August 2019, no. 413 22 July 2019
Don’t feel sorry about it, if you remember blue Darlinghurst nights like particular quilts a generation of painters saw before we arrived there, or found ourselves   deciduous as apple trees. Don’t feel sorry for our poverty, or I’ll report the mirror winks like a man with bad teeth who has laughed at all who dislike poetry. Be less than sad   on the day that you hear the ... (read more)