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'stones sequence sucked' by Pascalle Burton | States of Poetry QLD - Series Two

Pascalle Burton
16 October 2017

(after Samuel Beckett’s Molloy)

still. but not quite.
I drew on the right
of time.

the other way (I have this solution):
escape that hazard
circulating always.

before I began
(before the hope of circulation)
I began better.

during the remaining of my of my
of my of my
(plus one in my),

I arrive at my mind ... More

About Pascalle Burton | States of Poetry - Series Two

States of Poetry
16 October 2017

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 Ro More

State Editor's Introduction by Felicity Plunkett | States of Poetry Queensland - Series Two

Felicity Plunkett
16 October 2017

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 onwards, upwards and outwards, with poetry’s relentless energy: ‘It is a collision,’ he writes, ... More

States of Poetry 2016 QLD Podcast | 'Quetzalcoatl' by Sarah Holland-Batt

28 June 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Sarah Holland-Batt reads her poem 'Quetzalcoatl' which features in the 2016 QLD anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 QLD Podcast | 'Love and Tradition' by Ellen van Neerven

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Ellen van Neerven reads her poem 'Love and Tradition' which features in the 2016 Queensland anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 QLD Podcast | 'Roo tails' by Ellen van Neerven

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Ellen van Neerven reads her poem 'Roo tails' which features in the 2016 Queensland anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 QLD Podcast | 'Chips' by Ellen van Neerven

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Ellen van Neerven reads her poem 'Chips' which features in the 2016 Queensland anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 QLD Podcast | 'Bricks and Lightning' by Ellen van Neerven

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Ellen van Neerven reads her poem 'Bricks and Lightning' which features in the 2016 Queensland anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 QLD Podcast | 'Buffalo Milk' by Ellen van Neerven

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Ellen van Neerven reads her poem 'Buffalo Milk' which features in the 2016 Queensland anthology.

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'Black Cockatoos' by Stuart Barnes | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Stuart Barnes
03 March 2016

after David Brooks

Red-
tailed Bedouins
of Poetry, black
cockatoos embroider
the sun into us,
seam-rip it asunder.

*

On the Fitzroy's
bank at midday,
cracking seeds of eucalypts
that outrank Council, a hundred
Banks' black cockatoos,
a paroxysm of commas.

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With their subtler
comp ... More

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