Michael Farrell

'Syllabic Patterning' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
26 July 2018

He went down to the shed to look for a chook
a particular one he’d seen earlier that morning
one he realised he’d never seen before, and
that seemed to have disappeared. It was brown
with white More

'Liked In Prison' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
29 May 2017

Walking the streets, reading his books
in the cafés and bars, this was his over-
riding question: would he be liked in
prison?

He was not particularly bad, or good, or
graceful, or skeptical. He reckoned he
belonged to the median when it came to
the smokers of Lwów: but would he be
liked in prison?

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States of Poetry 2016 VIC Podcast | 'C.O.U.N.T.R.Y' by Michael Farrell

30 June 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Michael Farrell reads 'C.O.U.N.T.R.Y' which features in the 2016 Victorian anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 VIC Podcast | 'Fancy' by Michael Farrell

30 June 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Michael Farrell reads 'Fancy' which features in the 2016 Victorian anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 VIC Podcast | 'New Dr Williams' by Michael Farrell

30 June 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Michael Farrell reads 'Fancy' which features in the 2016 Victorian anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 - Victoria | 'C.O.U.N.T.R.Y' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
01 March 2016

You feel this way, kind of free when you lie down

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States of Poetry 2016 - Victoria | 'Fancy' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
01 March 2016

I was riding a shark through Cork, just for the exercise of course
It might seem quaint but rather it was
Gorgeous, like an early morning courtyard
Imagine the dialogue. AC/DC confronts shark
       shark repeats
       shadow prime minister's
Gaffe
You guys are the white Australian Uluru. Fancy, say ... More

States of Poetry 2016 - Victoria | 'New Dr Williams' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
01 March 2016

Who are you? You hear the song, the
Good line along with the others in the
Hair salon. That place for standing in; for< ... More

States of Poetry 2016 - Victoria | 'Rich Tune' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
01 March 2016

 Strawberries: a mania of strawberries on a
   Turntable

   ________

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States of Poetry 2016 - Victoria | 'The Distances' by Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell
01 March 2016

Like a teacup in a snowstorm I
Find you and break you. A sentry reptile, I advise you
To return quietly to the campfire. You mistakenly took
My interest in theology for a strategy

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