Poem

'Mick and Bianca Jagger, Newlyweds' by David McCooey

David McCooey

We are in the back of the Bentley;
the church and the Riviera crowds
are behind us. The sunroof is open ...

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'Woodwind Ode' by Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds

When the temperature drops, and the wind begins
to moan, through the coils of the air conditioner,
and I wonder how the wind chooses ...

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Poem of the Week - Ali Alizadeh reads 'I ♥ (this) Life?'

In this episode of 'Poem of the Week' Ali Alizadeh reads 'I ♥ (this) Life?'. ABR Editor, Peter Rose, introduces Ali who then reads and discusses his poem. More

Poem of the Week - Alicia Sometimes reads 'Universality'

In this episode of 'Poem of the Week' Alicia Sometimes reads 'Universality'. ABR Editor, Peter Rose, introduces Alicia who then reads and discusses her poem.

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Poem of the Week - Alexis Lateef reads 'Girl in Fremantle Bookshop'

In this episode of 'Poem of the Week' Alexis Lateef reads 'Girl in Fremantle Bookshop'. ABR Editor, Peter Rose, introduces Alexis who then reads and discusses her poem. More

Poem of the Week - Graham Akhurst reads 'The Kadaitcha Sung'

In this episode of 'Poem of the Week' Graham Akhurst reads 'The Kadaitcha Sung'. ABR Editor, Peter Rose, introduces Graham who then reads and discusses his poem.

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2016 Porter Prize Shortlist

Amanda Joy et al
Read the five Porter Prize shortlisted poems: 'Tailings' by Amanda Joy, 'Lament for "Cape" Kennedy' by Campbell Thomson, 'Rage to order' by Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, '... a passing shower?' by Dan Disney, and 'Prelude to More

States of Poetry - New South Wales | 'Set Piece' by Fiona Wright

Fiona Wright

Strange, that there are sequences
              we live as cinema, if I looked
over my shoulder
I might recognise the front wall
of my bedroom
               opened out towards the camera,

my furniture as hollow
as a stage p ... More

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