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Ken Taylor, poet, and one of the founding members of the La Mama Poetry workshops and readings died last week on 2 April. Ken was the author of At Valentines: Poems 1966-1969, A Secret Australia: Selected and New Poems (1975) and Africa (2000) which went on to win the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry in 2001.
Ken’s funeral will be held on Thursday 10 April at 10am at St Luke’s Church South Melbourne, followed by reception at Albert…Continue
Ariel Riveros Pavez on P76 Issue 7 (Special Cornelis Vleeskens Issue)
"wow this is a beautiful piece of publishing, poetry, visual poetry, homage, art etc a joyous experience for me
My own thanks as reader to Mark Roberts of Rochford Street Review, the eloquent and hardworking poet and visual poetry curator Pete Spence and to a crackling, living body of poetry of someone I only met this year in…
Every poem is a flag, to be deciphered. How much blood has run, how many tears exchanged for all these added stars, these proud stripes or, these fields of blue and red and green and gold these encoded shreds of wind torn menageries frayed,…Continue
The same last stars fade over our roofs ferry call rumplescool whistled sheetssummer sun round oscillates down south sunrise notch blind cuts screen doorlazy bush smoke airs bird's call after-call heavy through leaveslast night's dewdripping…Continue
for Alex Sitting with wines down in the quay, you had the harbour but I faced you, the summer sparkled in your eyes, it was a perfect evening, it's true - but I looked and in looking, at everything then you, I still think I had the better…Continue