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"Oliver Bainbrdige Rides Again. Edwin Wilson @ Live Poets, 24 October, talking about poet ancestor, from 'Lord Nelson, Uncle Oliver and I'."
Oct 5
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Launch of "To End All Wars" at The Shop Gallery 112 Glebe Point Road Glebe

October 27, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm
TO END ALL WARS 'To End All Wars' was a phrase applied hopefully during 'The Great War'. Its…See More
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Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group at Friends Room, First Floor, Waverley Library

September 9, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm
Enjoy a couple of hours whilst reading your own poetry and listening to others.See More
Sep 5
JF Knight posted a blog post

The Armidale Quatrain

The man stood on the podiumWhence all but he had fledA poet in the room cried out,‘You’re white!…See More
Aug 1
Edwin Wilson posted a status
"Am talking at Salon Des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Sunday 10 June at 3.00 pm re my painting and reading some mullumbimby-themes poems, edwin wilson"
Jun 7
Justin Lowe posted an event

The Picketer at Sydney

May 6, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
Just released, Sydney poet Justin Lowe's seventh poetry collection, The Picketer. Signed copies…See More
May 6


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The Armidale Quatrain

Posted by JF Knight on August 1, 2018 at 17:47 0 Comments

The man stood on the podium
Whence all but he had fled
A poet in the room cried out,
‘You’re white! You’re old! Drop dead!’


We are all poets: poetry in the Age of Narcissium

Started by alan jefferies in Discussions Mar 2. 0 Replies

“We're all poets” - poetry in the Age of Narcissism by Alan Jefferies“And of course this fashion for poetry readings has led to a kind of poetry that you can understand first go: easy rhythms, easy emotions, easy syntax. I don’t think it stands up…Continue

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Stygian Selfie

Started by Daniel John Kofler in Member Poetry. Last reply by Thomas Kotsonis Jun 26, 2017. 1 Reply

Flash me a sign that isn't a finger or a crucifixionStick your fingers down my throatUntil you reach my heartAnd squeeze that black pebble so it starts beating again.Shitting in a bag and breathing through a tubeIs a hard habit to break.There's a…Continue


Started by Sasha Jaan in Member Poetry May 24, 2016. 0 Replies

Just as small green tendrils that manage to creep through the concreteSearching for light, fighting for lifeResilient and persevering, surviving with only a glimmer of chanceShe too pushed through the oppressivenessWith not much hopeShe fought and…Continue


Started by Shirley Evans in Member Poetry Jan 7, 2016. 0 Replies

Watch out, those Magpies may attackand swoop on people from the back!They'll frighten and intimidateintruders to their claimed estate.They're boldly plumed in in black and whitejust like Currawongs at first sight.They carol as they walk aroundand…Continue



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