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The Bush Poet By Zara Borthwick, Nicholas Arnold
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The Bush Poet, featuring the great poem, My Heart the Starry Land is a unique voice in Australian literature. The romantic colour and form of the language identifies all that is truly great in an... More > Australian experience of the landscape, the sea and the outback. The Bush Poet sings through all wide open spaces of the heart.< Less
An Australian Bird Book (Illustrated) By J. A. Leach
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This little book should do much to popularize bird-study and to spread a knowledge of our common birds among our people. I hope devoutly that an effort will be made to give them suitable names. We... More > should give them names a poet or a child can use. A Chaucer poring lovingly over his favorite flower, the daisy, could call it by a name which is itself full of poetry. Even the unimaginative< Less
The Poet of Oz By Alan Smith
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Alan Smith was a officer in the Royal Australian Navy for 25 years before retiring to teach Business Communication in the New South Wales TAFE system. A Parkinson's sufferer, he now lives in a Sydney... More > nursing home. His poetry shows his compassion for his fellow man and documents the progress of his disease.< Less
A Poet's Life By Marje Pizer
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The definitive Collection of Marjorie Pizer's poetry
A Poet's Life By Marje Pizer
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The definitive Collection of Marjorie Pizer's poetry
A Poet's Life By Marjorie Pizer
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1963 - 2005 Poems The definitive collection of Marjorie Pizer's poetry
An Outback Marriage : A Story of Australian Life By Andrew Barton Paterson
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A 1906 novel detailing daily rural life and Outback challenges in historical Australia. Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson (17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941) was a famous Australian... More > bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas, including the district around Binalong, New South Wales where he spent much of his childhood.< Less
From a Great Height By Porno Poet
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“A fool stands at a precipice. Chained at the ankle, he can only gaze down, longing for the fall. What makes him a fool - the longing? Or the chain?” A case study in the censorship of... More > poetry in the C21st. Anthologized for a limited time only - with a tell-all introduction - are the controversial poems of Australia's "Porno Poet", an anonymous scribe who scandalized the parochial South Australian capital city of Adelaide in 2007-2009 by reading "obscene" verse at the town's arts-conscious literary establishment, the ironically named "Friendly Street". Threatened with physical violence, accused of witchcraft (the first time an Australian poet had been so accused since the 1950s) and denounced with a derogatory moniker pinned on him by no less than a spokesperson from the South Australian Writers' Centre (an organization dedicated to supporting writers), "The Porno Poet" disappeared as suddenly as he arrived after his work was banned and the microphone turned off during his performances.< Less
Poeta Nascitur Non Fit (A Poet Is Born, Not Made) By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Pamela Valemont is a multi-faceted Australian poet. From the political and environmental radical campaigner of the 70's to the adoring and adored grandmother of 2012, Pamela never fails to surprise... More > with the scope of her subject material. Wildly humorous or deadly serious, she encompasses it all, from the classical sonnet in true English Wordsworthian style with an inherent message to deliver, to laid-back free verse, to rhyming children's poems that will bring a smile to your face. It's all here for you to enjoy. A poet of quality, a keeper, she will be with us long after she has gone from this earth. Her poetry will go into the annals of history, for our children and our children's children: an historical record of her era, for posterity.< Less
Awkwood By Jonathan Chambers
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First Edition (2010). Awkwood is a place where rhythm and rhyme reflect the awkwardness of social interaction. It's a mental journey you can take for just a few minutes, or you may want to take a... More > proper vacation in Awkwood to get a genuine feel for the local culture. Awkwood is available exclusively in ePub format. It is compatible with iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and many other ePub readers. Also readable on computers using free software such as Calibre or Adobe Digital Editions. Edition contains 43 poems. Approx. 90 standard pages on iPad. Free digital download.< Less