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Antjie Krog

Started by Ilan Oct 24, 2010. 0 Replies

I've been reading the South Africanpoet Antjie Krog and this is quite a treat,Bereft, a strong anthology from this poetessI'd recommend.Continue

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Comment by Adrian Wiggins on March 7, 2010 at 21:45
I'm reading the Best Australian Poetry 2009.
Comment by Judith Beveridge on March 8, 2010 at 17:32
I've just read Philip Levine's new book - "News of the World" lame title but a good book. Not his best but still some very engaging work
Judith Beveridge
Comment by Marita Hastings on March 12, 2010 at 8:23
I've been enjoying two compilations by Garrison Keillor: Good Poems, and Good Poems for Hard Times. Quite idiosyncratic, but I like his taste: although the choices are predominantly American, the second book includes one of my favourite Fleur Adcock poems, so he has a pretty impressive range. The thing I enjoy most about compilations is discovering new poets or poems you wouldn't normally pick up.
Marita
Comment by Leigh Lemay on November 3, 2010 at 16:30
Hi guys...At the moment I'm reading poetry by 'Antigone Kefala'. For those interested in her perspective on diaspora, these are powerful poems.
Comment by Eileen Chong on November 6, 2010 at 12:12
I'm reading Philip Levine's selected poems 'Stranger to Nothing' -- opened to book to a poem that knocked my socks off, 'The Poem of Chalk', from his book 'The Simple Truth' (1994).
Comment by BILL COLLIS on February 28, 2011 at 8:22
I'm reading Edward Hirsch's 'The Living Fire -  New and Selected Poems'.

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