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  • Author: Richard Tipping
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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  • Author's note: A found poem, taken from Letters to the Editor, The Sunday Mail, Adelaide, 26 September 1976.

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    y Australian Love Poems 2013 Mark Tredinnick (editor), Carlton South : Inkerman and Blunt , 2013 6312689 2013 anthology poetry

    'Love—ancient and modern, ecstatic and mundane, sacred and profane—finds its Australian voice between the covers of this book.

    'This important collection of new poems displays the richness and variety of contemporary Australian poetry. Here is larrikin love, ironic love and the understated love we inhabit.

    'Australian Love Poems 2013 is a who’s who of Australian poets. It containing 200 poems from 173 Australian poets including well known poets Les Murray, Judith Beveridge, Cate Kennedy, Robert Gray, Paul Kelly and exciting new poetic talent.

    'This is how we do love, how we fall in and out of it, yearn and turn and hurt in it, and how love leads us beyond ourselves. And this is how we write love: in sonnets, of course, pantoums, villanelles, haiku, ghazals, prose poems, free verse and aubades.

    'The richness of love found in Australian Love Poems 2013 claims Australia as a poetic nation and a nation of love.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Carlton South : Inkerman and Blunt , 2013
    pg. 112
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