Series Two of the Queensland States of Poetry anthology is edited by Felicity Plunkett and features poetry from Pascalle Burton, Liam Ferney, Zenobia Frost, Anna Jacobson, David Stavanger, and Samuel Wagan Watson. Read Felicity Plunkett's introduction to the anthology here.
States of Poetry Queensland - Series Two
In his luminous paean to poetry, modestly titled How to Read a Poem, Edward Hirsch writes that ‘poetry is made of metaphor’. This lucid statement is beautiful enough, but as a poet, Hirsch continues, making music, elaborating, forever taking the idea onwa ...
Pascalle Burton is a poet and performer with an interest in conceptual art and cultural theory. Her projects include UN/SPOOL (with Nathan Shepherdson), 24 Hour Gym (with Tessa Rose), and performing in the band The Stress of Leisure. Her début collection, About the author is dead, is forthcoming with Cordite Books.
(after Samuel Beckett’s Molloy)
still. but not quite.
I drew on the right
the other way (I have this solution):
escape that hazard
before I began
(before the hope of circulation)
I began better.