Series One of the Victorian States of Poetry anthology is edited by David McCooey and features poetry from Kevin Brophy, Amy Brown, Michael Farrell, A. Frances Johnson, Cameron Lowe, and Jessica L. Wilkinson. Read David McCooey's introduction to the anthology here.
States of Poetry Victoria - Series One
Melbourne is home to numerous poetic institutions, including Australian Poetry Inc, Collected Works (Australia's best bookshop for poetry), and, of course, Australian Book Review. ... More
for Wolfgang and Birgit
I failed to sleep last night, I failed to have the dreams
that would take me safe from one day into the next.
I failed to be brave, afraid of the train, its snout ... More
This poem has not yet been written
and before it is I want to say I respect
the President of the United States,
the man himself and his office
and I respect what the people
mean when they s ... More