December 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Hello SydneyPoetry


I'm William Zappa. I'm an actor, and have written (I call it) poetry for many years. Not much success in the publishing department but the urge keeps on coming. I'm also a lyricist and playwright, amongst many other things.

Added by William Zappa on December 30, 2011 at 15:42 — 3 Comments

remaining - new bus poem on

New bus poem (yep, bus poetry, rather than bush poetry) on the buspoetry blog: PASSENGER

I am a passenger
n beside me
a besuited legal gentleman is reading a stapled
document n I cannot help but overlook
(the respondent rejected the request of the applicant)

Added by coolmccool on December 29, 2011 at 14:15 — No Comments

Another one from the archives.....a review of Dransfield's Collected Poems from Southerly 1988.......

Michael Dransfield Collected Poems Edited by Rodney Hall. University of Queensland Press 1987.  Southerly Volume 48. No 4. 1988.

When Michael Dransfiled died on Good Friday, 1973 at the age of 24 he had already published three collections of poetry and established a reputation as one of the most successful and popular of the new wave of young Australian poets…


Added by Rochford Street Review on December 22, 2011 at 10:23 — 13 Comments

Our Aussie Flag.


“Flag of Stars”

Emotions surely can be stirred when our flag is hoisted high

as a tear begins to trickle from a true-blue ‘Aussie’s’ eye.


Anzacs stormed the beaches under our Australian Flag

at times a tattered piece of cloth, a blood stained, dirty rag.…


Added by Jim Spain on December 3, 2011 at 15:47 — No Comments

Rochford Street Review

Rochford Street Review is an occasional free on-line review of new Australian writing – with an emphasis on poetry and small press publications. We will aim to publish around three or four new reviews each month and will attempt to cover as many publications (both traditional and on-line) as we can.

If you are a publisher, no matter how small, we would appreciate being added to your mailing list and/or receiving a review copy (either hard copy or electronic – please email us for our…


Added by Rochford Street Review on December 2, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

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