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Time: May 9, 2015 from 5pm to 6:15pm
Location: 1/52-54 Stanley Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Street: 1/52-54 Stanley Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Phone: 9368 1142
Event Type: reading
Organized By: Stanley St Gallery
Latest Activity: May 1, 2015
for PoetryAlive @
1/52-54 Stanley Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010
9th May at 5 – 6.15pm
Featuring 2 poets plus an MC who’ll do a spot of comedy/ satire.
JANE WILLIAMS’ most recent book is
Days Like These – New and selected poems.
She lives in Tasmania and has four previous poetry collections and a book of stories. Poetry that speaks to the heart and mind in equal measure. Ron Pretty
…moored in the palm of his hand/ this tiny paper boat impossibly detailed/ spontaneous as a blown kiss.
from Introduction to origami
Pip Smith’s first poetry collection Too Close for Comfort (SUP 2013) won the inaugural Helen Ann Bell award. A co-ordinator of the National Young Writers’ Festival in 2012, she writes across various forms and is currently engaged on a novel as a doctoral student at UWS. She recently won a scholarship to attend the Faber Writing Academy.
Go to the forest…You are 180 km/ from the ocean, but/ still you know: when/ the mountains are part/ of the drowned world, the squid/ will be at home in these deep greens…
from Too Close for Comfort
HARRY LAING will MC the event, perform some of his satirical poems, try to raise a few laughs and throw in a few political barbs.
…the heart starts flutters and revs
perfect calibration feel the fibrillation
take your coffee heart into the coffee-tinged streets
from Coffee World
RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 02 9368 1142
There is a $15 entry which includes a glass of wine.
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