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

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Poem of the Week

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

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Poem of the Week

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.

 

 

The Kadaitcha Sung

 A black feather
whispered
nascent

swoons
buried
under moonlit gleamed
dark skin

clandestine
it waits
Kadaitcha

a reminder
in haunted space
of darkness under light

 

Graham Akhurst

 

Graham Akhurst is an Aboriginal writer hailing from the Kokomini of Northern Queensland. He has been published in Australian Book Review, Cordite, VerityLa, and Off The Coast (Maine America) for poetry, and Mascara Literary Review, and Connect the Dots for fiction. He has also contributed to the Brisbane poetry map. He has read at the Queensland Poetry Festival and Clancestry. Graham received a Bachelor of Creative Arts with first class honours, and begins his Mphil in Creative Writing in July, his project being a memoir. Graham currently teaches Indigenous studies at the University of Queensland

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