Despite the protestations of my close friends I choose to regard myself as a normal person. Only at certain times of the year do I realise how tenuous are my links with the mundane world.
One of these troublesome occasions is when I prepare my income tax form.... (read more)
Dog Fox Field by Les Murray & Blocks and Tackles by Les Murray
The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse edited by Les A. Murray
The Australian Year: The chronicle of our seasons and celebrations by Les A. Murray
Les Murray describes his poetry as ‘a celebration of life; a contemplation of life in ways that interest and delight people and make them reflective’. Poetry, he says, is ‘primarily not to be studied, it is to be read’.... (read more)