AustLit logo
Is part of On Writing : The Craft of Words series - publisher essay
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 From the Mouth of Babes: How Can I Call My Writing Poetry When It Doesn’t Rhyme?
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'I am living in a small, remote Aboriginal community where my wife is a school teacher. I have set myself the task of writing a poem a day for a year, and putting this poem on Facebook for my friends who might want to know what is happening, how I am going, what I am observing, and what sense I might be making of this new experience. One friend who reads the daily poem has a young child who has just started school. We will call him H. He has decided he likes poetry, and has begun to write poems.' (Introduction)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 8 Mar 2017 12:20:23
https://theconversation.com/from-the-mouth-of-babes-how-can-i-call-my-writing-poetry-when-it-doesnt-rhyme-58732 From the Mouth of Babes: How Can I Call My Writing Poetry When It Doesn’t Rhyme?small AustLit logo The Conversation
X