States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Series One of the QLD States of Poetry anthology is edited by Felicity PLunkett and features poetry from Stuart Barnes, MTC Cronin, Lionel Fogarty, Sarah Holland-Batt, Ellen van Neerven, Nathan Shepherdson. Read Felicity Plunkett's introduction to the anthology here.

States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

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

Felicity Plunkett

Prismatic and dynamic, Australian Book Review's States of Poetry anthologies are about refraction as well as brilliance, shade and trace as much as what is lit. If anthologies gen ... More

About Stuart Barnes | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Australian Book Review
Stuart Barnes was born in Hobart in 1977. Since 2013 he has been poetry editor for Tincture Journal. More

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

Stuart Barnes

after David Brooks

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

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On the Fitzroy's
bank at midday ... More

'Moon—' by Stuart Barnes | States of Poetry Queensland - Series One

Stuart Barnes

                 Woman

the real sea snoring half a mile away
the scrubbed brick walls of the double lounge ... More

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