States of Poetry South Australia - Series Two

Series Two of the South Australian States of Poetry anthology is edited by Peter Goldsworthy and features poems by Steve Brock, Cath Kenneally, Jules Leigh Koch, Louise Nicholas, Jan Owen, and Dominic Symes. Read Peter Goldsworthy's introduction to the anthology here.

States of Poetry South Australia - Series Two

State Editor's Introduction by Peter Goldsworthy | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

Peter Goldsworthy

Steve Brock began writing in the shadow of the New York school, but in ‘dreaming with Ted Berrigan’ – ‘I can’t r ...

About Steve Brock | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

Steve Brock

Steve Brock published his first collection of poetry The Night is a Dying Dog (Wakefield Press) in 2007, and received a grant from Arts South Australia for the completion of ...

'dreaming with Ted Berrigan' by Steve Brock | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

Steve Brock

I met Ted Berrigan
in a dream

wearing a T-shirt
standing in a sparsely
furnished room

the early Berrigan
not yet bed ridden
but distinctly
pot bellied

& the beard
of course

it was a vivid dream
I can’t remember
if ...

'market day' by Steve Brock | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

Steve Brock

a flock of starlings
rises like applause
from the roof
of her Majesty’s Theatre

...

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