Poetry

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ONE POEM BY NICOLE SELLERS

City dwellers, this provocative poem by Nicole Sellers, with its ironic delivery and thickly packed images, will make you look twice at how you live your life!

William Coniston – Three poems

Coniston’s explanatory verse enriches the dialogue between the poetic and the scientific.

Emma Lee Reviews, Geoffrey Heptonstall’s ‘Rites of Passage’

‘Rites of Passage’ Geoffrey Heptonstall Cyberwit ISBN 978-81-8253-673-9 Geoffrey Heptonstall’s ‘Rites of Passage’ is split into three sections, ‘The Bird of Paradise’, ‘Oceans and Islands’ and ‘More...

5 poems by Jude Brigley

First Published July 29th 2018   SPILT SUGAR > Why do your children remember that one timewhen you lost your rag over spilt sugar? > And it was only a...

Featured Poet Brian Kirk

First Published 29th July 2018 Light After DarkThe morning, after dark, gives way to light,the house silent but for the hummingfridge and creaking walls. Listen...

5 poems by Beth McDonough

Beth McDonough's work is strongly connected to place, particularly to the Tay, where she swims, and forages nearby.

A Poem By Brett Dionysius

Australian poet Brett Dionysius coaxes us back in time to the burial of a plant by an Ice Age squirrel, and how that plant may feel to be ‘woken’ from a 32,000-year-old sleep.

4 poems by Oz Hardwick

Oz Hardwick's chapbook 'Learning to Have Lost' (Canberra: IPSI/Recent Work, 2018) won the 2019 Rubery International Book Award for Poetry.

Poetry by Marjory Woodfield

In this set of poem, Marjory Woodfield takes inspiration from travel.

Poetry by Chaucer Cameron

Chaucer Cameron'is co-editor of Poetry Film Live

From the poet, Mantz Yorke

Poet, Mantz Yorke takes his readers on a tour with these poems inspired by the landscape.

Poetry by Anita Patel

Anita Patel's collection, 'A Common Garment' (Recent Work Press), was published in 2019. She was the guest editor for Issue 2 of Not Very Quiet Journal.

Novelist and emerging poet, Nick Browne

Emerging poet, Nick Browne is struvk by the changes brought about by lockdown.

Poetry by Siobhan Logan

Poet, Siobhan Logan draws a thread between past and present with a real deftness of touch.

Poetry by Jennifer Compton

In her poem, 'Take', Jennifer Compton pays homage to the pioneering photographer, Olive Cotton.

Scottish poet, Pippa Little

Pippa Little's work considers life and mortality in this well crafted hand of poems.

Poetry by Angela Costi

Angela Costi's poetry is rich in both metaphor and meaning. In Jill's poem she recalls the tragic events surrounding the rape and murrder of Irish woman. Gilian Meagher.

Poet, Philip Radmall

There is a questing darkness to this selection of poems by the Sydney based poet.

Poetry by Penelope Layland

Penelope Layland's poetry has an urbane flavour that takes us into the world of the poet.

Poetry by Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell's poetry is inspired by the character of the birds of his native Australia.

Rachael Mead, Poet.

Rachael Mead's poetry is informed by her relationship with her environment.

Poetry by Anne Elvey

Poetry that is rich in metaphor and imagery from the editor of Plumwood Mountain.

Poetry by Justin Lowe

Poetry of place from Blue Mountain poet, Justin Lowe.

Poetry by Eamonn Wall

In this clutch of poems, Eamonn Wall pays homage to the poet Joanne Kyger

Poetry by Scott Waters

Poet Scott Waters' poetry is informed by living though the recent crisis and the images and memories evoked by pandemic.

Poetry by Glen Sorestad

Poetry of remembrance by Canadian Glen Sorestad, author of over twenty books.

Poetry by Tim Suermondt

Tim Suermondt is the author of five full-length collections of poems, the latest JOSEPHINE BAKER SWIMMING POOL from MadHat Press, 2019.

Poetry by Laura Grace Weldon

Laura Grace Weldon invites us on a series of journeys, both existential and realist with these poems.

Poetry by Sandra Fees

Sandra Fees poetry explores the connections of the self with the immediate and distant environment

Poetry by Kim Ports Parsons

Kim Ports Parsons' poetry is rich in meaning, informed by living with and in nature at the foot of the Shenandoahs

Poet Marguerite Harrold

Poetry rooted in family and community by Marguerite Harrold

Poetry by Allan Johnston

Poet, Allan Johnston's work here, reflects on ageing in a changing world.

Translation Po-Int editor, Clara Burghelea.

Translation Po-Int editor, Clara Burghelea on the talent she selected for issue 42

An Astráil editor, Denise O’Hagan

An Astráil editor, Denise O'Hagan on the poets she selected for this issue.

3 poems by Deborah Purdy

Deborah Purdy's work has appeared in Gravel Literary Magazine, Cleaver Magazine, and other publications.

2 poems by Amanda McLeod

Amanda McLeod is a Canberra-based writer and artist. Her debut flash fiction, Animal Behaviour (Chaffinch Press, 2020), came out on July 3 2020.

maintaining social distance through the language of longitudes – An International, Multilingual Collaboration.

Clara Burghelea became involved with an international cadre of poets and translators to form a community of creatives during a time of lockdown.

3 poems by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro teaches writing at UCLA Extension

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