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Issue 43 September 2020

Poetry from Luke Kennard

Award-winning poet, Luke Kennard shares seven poems from his upcoming collection 'Notes on The Sonnets', written in response to Shakespeare's sonnets and to be published in April 2021 by Penned in the Margins.

Poetry by Pui Ying Wong

Pui Ying Wong, Chinese emigrant to USA from Hong Kong, is a well known, much published poet in literary circles in the States.

Featured Poet- Peter Boyle

Two poems by celebrated Australian poet and translator Peter Boyle, which dwell simultaneously on the miraculous in life and its precariousness.

Questions and Answers by Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling discusses the weaving of metaphor and sequence to create cloaks of immortality. Among the cacophony of bird calls, car horns and laundromats, we are offered the silent gift of a blind goatherd’s smile.

Poetry by Cătălina Florina Florescu

Using raw, sparkling language, the poems of Cătălina Florina Florescu boldly address the body and womanhood, by blurring the lines between expectations and ownership.

Poetry by Julie Maclean

From the surprising beauty of baby sharks to the curious directions our lives take and the spaces between things – the sleek poetry of Australian poet Julie Maclean covers a multitude of sentiments.

Poetry by Davide Angelo

In these magnificent poems, Australian poet Davide Angelo gently explores the nature of two very different situations, as well as the histories they carry and the dreams inherent in them.

Poetry by Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews

Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews’s poems exult in vivid imagery, while paying close attention to language and its sheer inventiveness.

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