States of Poetry ACT - Series One

Series One of the ACT States of Poetry anthology is edited by Jen Webb and features poetry from Adrian Caesar, Jen Crawford, Paul Hetherington, Jeanine Leane, Omar Musa, and Sarah Rice. Read Jen Webb's introduction to the anthology here.

States of Poetry ACT - Series One

State Editor's Introduction by Jen Webb | States of Poetry ACT - Series One

Jen Webb

When I moved to Canberra in 2000, I knew it only by the stories that are told of it: of a place lacking human qualities, but full of government processes. Living here, working in the creat ... More

About Adrian Caesar | States of Poetry ACT - Series One

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Adrian Caesar was born and educated in England, but has lived and worked in Australia for more than thirty years. More

'Spring Fall' by Adrian Caesar | States of Poetry ACT - Series One

Adrian Caesar

I see you stand with your back to me
at the French window as you did last March
looking at early flowers
yellow and crimson, pansy and primrose
peeping from their crust of snow and
above them ... More

'Crafting Consolation' by Adrian Caesar | States of Poetry ACT - Series One

Adrian Caesar

Your kind friend sent a condolence card
and in the envelope a small white feather
which, she said, seemed to come from nowhere.
Angel's wings obviously, I wrote in my reply.
And for days a ... More

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