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Indigenous Australian Poems

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I love a Sunburnt Country Poem. Australia has many poems written about the state of the country, but this Australian poem by Dorothea MacKellar is as true today as it was in 1908.

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from Dave Wood Art

Bellbirds by Henry Kendall Limited Edition print

An Australian poem, Bellbirds, printed as a limited edition serigraph many years ago. Great example of Dave's manipulation of the letterforms to create the mood of the poem.

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Ivy Alvarez is the author of Mortal (Red Morning Press, 2006). Her poetry is featured in anthologies, journals and new media in many countries, including Best Australian Poems 2009, and translated into Russian, Spanish, Japanese and Korean.

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from Dave Wood Art

Bellbirds by Henry Kendall Limited Edition print

An Australian poem, Bellbirds, printed as a limited edition serigraph many years ago. Great example of Dave's manipulation of the letterforms to create the mood of the poem.

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Taller When Prone is Les Murray's first volume of new poems since The Biplane Houses, published in 2007. These poems combine a mastery of form with a matchless ear for the Australian vernacular

from Slate Magazine

Clive James, Terminally Ill, Has Written an Exquisitely Resigned Farewell Poem

The terminally ill Australian polymath Clive James, 74, has written the kind of poem that will bring your day to a standstill. “Japanese Maple” appears in the Sept. 15 issue of The New Yorker and it is heartbreakingly lovely, a concentrated infusion of truths about nature’s amplitude and the human condition.

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from Slate Magazine

Clive James, Terminally Ill, Has Written an Exquisitely Resigned Farewell Poem

The terminally ill Australian polymath Clive James, 74, has written the kind of poem that will bring your day to a standstill. “Japanese Maple” appears in the Sept. 15 issue of The New Yorker and it is heartbreakingly lovely, a concentrated infusion of truths about nature’s amplitude and the human condition.

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Kylie Johnson is an Australian designer, potter and poet. She blends her talents into wonderfully organic, wabi sabi shapes made out of ceramic. On these she then hand imprints either her own composed poems or quotes those of others.

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