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Andrew Burke
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Attended Edith Cowan University
Lives in New South Wales
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Poetry News from HARRIET the Poetry Blog
National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry Announced By Harriet Staff Today, the New Yorker takes a look at the longlist in the poetry category for the National Book Awards . The list is a mix of established poets and emerging poets, with Donika Kelly and Sol...
National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry Announced By Harriet Staff Today, the New Yorker takes a look at the longlist in the poetry category for the National Book Awards. The list is a mix of established poets and emerging ...
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Quokka footy was played by the same bastards that now keep people off shore in inhumane conditions. You can see how people grow by the way they act as children - cruel one minute, kind the next. The nation is built on blood a...
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Australian S/Story Festival - in Northbridge, WA
CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS The three-day festival will offer over twenty-five paid and free events, showcasing not only the traditional written form but also storytelling in the oral and recorded forms.  A total of thirty local and national writers, wil...
CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS The three-day festival will offer over twenty-five paid and free events, showcasing not only the traditional written form but also storytelling in the oral and recorded forms. A total of thirt...
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From the Captain of the Modern Poetics course (FREE)
My profuse apologies. I promise to be a better proofreader! The problem with open enrollment has NOW been fixed.—Al Dear andrew burke: For a day or so, those who tried to enroll in ModPo a few days after the start of the course were told that enrollments we...
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spring haiku
after spring rains duck on the rising river dines alone
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Piano notes, a blow fly and bees buzzing. May I humbly ask you not to speak? In this old country house the woodwork remembers wind, nostalgia in every knot. Floor, chairs and table, doors and jambs, sideboard, windo...
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POETRY COMPETITIONS
Ron Pretty Poetry Prize    Submissions for the 2016 Ron Pretty Poetry Prize are now open! First Prize: $5000 Second Prize: $1500 Third Prize: $750 The prize will be awarded to a single poem of up to 30 lines, and is open to anyone over the age of 18 years ,...
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Issa Haiku
she keeps the nest nice and neat... widow bird Issa 1821 .小奇麗にしてくらす也やもめ鳥 kogirei [ni] shite kurasu nari yamome tori Though Issa is known for humor in haiku, this one tugs at the heart strings ... hard. http://haikuguy.com/
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Sonner Competition now open
From the Shakespeare Club of Western Australia: Sonnet competition again Our sonnet competition has received some very good entries - but not enough of them! While we are delighted with the standard of the entries, we do hope more people can be encouraged t...
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A small poem in Honour of Merv Lilley's passing at 96
IN MEMORY OF MERV Merv’s
riding down for
his cremation. He wouldn’t miss
it for all the sugar cane in
Queensland. All the family will
be there and people he
only half recognises. Will the
undertaker ladies have a
hitching rail and safe storage for
his saddl...
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after spring rains duck on the rising river dines alone
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Married dogowner who writes when he can.
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Australian poet and novelist.
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    PhD Literature
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