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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... vol. 4 no. 1 2014 of Australian Poetry Journal est. 2011 Australian Poetry Journal
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The Mongrel : Australian Prose Poetry, Ali Smith , single work essay

'A prose poem is what it says on the can: a piece of prose that is a poem; poetry, but written in prose. It's a contradiction, an oxymoron, a paradox. The prose poem can be erotic, satirical, funny, elegiac, surreal, angry, descriptive, mystifying, fragmented, fast, slow, realist, fabulist - there is no genre, style or subject that is the especial province of a prose poem. Why, then, does a poet decide on typing without hitting return? Why dose a poet forgo the possibilities of enjambment and caesura? Why write a prose poem?' (Author's introduction: 7)

(p. 6-14)
Southerly, Bronwyn Lovell , single work single work prose (p. 16)
Without a Trace, Cassandra Atherton , single work prose (p. 17)
The Chairs, Hazel Smith , single work prose (p. 18)
Dutch Tulip Bubble, Lisa Jacobson , single work prose (p. 19)
The Apocalypse Awardsi"the night is especially irrelevant", Nathan Curnow , single work poetry (p. 20)
Tide Sarahi"I've never understood the tides", Sarah Rice , single work poetry (p. 21)
Flogging the Wavesi"When Xerxes heard a storm had wrecked", Duncan Richardson , single work poetry (p. 22)
Gatei"pumpkin or cempasuchil sun puckered", Rose Hunter , single work poetry (p. 23)
The Bridgei"During the Great Depression, consruction", Ross Donlon , single work poetry (p. 24)
Nude As Landscape or Lunchi"Her elongated back is not a barrier range", Sheryl Persson , single work poetry (p. 25)
The All-Purpose Old Masteri"There has been much debate as to the meaning of this painting", Joan Kerr , single work poetry (p. 27)
William Hart-Smith, Poet, Mentor & Friend, Philip Salom , single work biography (p. 29-41)
Termitesi"we are the tectonic organic architects.", Rob Walker , single work poetry (p. 45)
What I Want to Knowi"It's the only four-letter word", Laura Jan Shore , single work poetry (p. 46-47)
Something About the Horsei"The farmer comes home from the bank", Andrew McDonald , single work poetry (p. 48)
Thursdayi"too many birds", Kevin Gillam , single work poetry (p. 49)
Rockpooli"star fish", Richard Tipping , single work poetry (p. 50)
[Untitled]i"words fly out", Vicky Tsaconas , single work poetry (p. 51)
A Contemporary Carminai"the carmina figurata", Gita Mammen , single work poetry (p. 52-53)

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