States of Poetry Tasmania - Series Two

Series Two of the Tasmanian States of Poetry anthology is edited by Sarah Day and features poems by Christiane Conésa-Bostock, James Charlton, Jim Everett-pularia meenamatta, Anne Kellas, Gina Mercer, and Ben Walter. Read Sarah Day's introduction to the anthology here.

States of Poetry Tasmania - Series Two

State Editor's Introduction by Sarah Day | States of Poetry Tasmania - Series Two

Sarah Day

A. E. Houseman memorably said: I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat. It’s not an easy matter to justify one’s decisions when faced with numerous poems ... More

About Anne Kellas | States of Poetry TAS - Series Two

Anne Kellas’s third collection – The White Room Poems (Walleah Press, 2015) – was shortlisted for the Margaret Scott Prize in the 2017 Tasmanian Premier’s Literary awards. More

'How To Get Rid Of The Layer Of Snow' by Anne Kellas | States of Poetry Tasmania - Series Two

Anne Kellas

‘Ah, that layer of snow of which you tell me! For a long
time I too had it! But I turned it into the tablecloth m ... More

'Probably' by Anne Kellas | States of Poetry Tasmania - Series Two

Anne Kellas

I’ll go that way, by sea,
in a ship that sails at night,
dropping life-boats,
like lifts down lift shafts,
onto storm seas below.

Anne Kellas

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