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Issue Details: First known date: 2002-... 2002- Poems About War
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Website contains a collection of poems by Australian poets concerning war. It was created as part of a campaign against war between a United States led coalition and Iraq.


  • Contents indexed selectively - overseas poets not indexed.


* Contents derived from the Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,:The Poets Union , 2002- version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Razor Wirei"Number 82176 is two", Jenni Nixon , single work poetry
Note: With alternate title 'Refugees Go Hand in Hand with War'
Invoking Peacei"Ubaka is beating her drum", Jenni Nixon , single work poetry
A Matter of Timei"By a dry river south of Alice Springs", Jacquie Williams , single work poetry
Without Fussi"without fuss, it ran", Jacinta Le Plastrier , single work poetry
Untitled "This is a story of horror" This Is a Storyi"of horror", Jacinta Le Plastrier , single work poetry
Red Necked Avoceti"Wading in a lake blocked off to the sea", Robert Adamson , single work poetry
All the Voices in the Worldi"a babel", David Adès , single work poetry
To a Cyborgi"Lie and tell me you are human.", Adam Aitken , single work poetry
Note: Epigraph: 'The child is father to the man.' William Blake
Don't Mention the Wari"Behind Ned Kelly's rectangular visor", John Bennett , single work poetry
Bad Skiesi"It's a bad sky day. Already the moon", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry
Philosophers and Other World Leadersi"It seems much later in the history of human thought than merely this evening. A curl of thin smoke marks the bomb blast obliterating", Peter Boyle , single work poetry
The Last Monk of Puu Jihi"Escaping Red Army troops", Margaret Bradstock , single work poetry
Jack Sue Wong - Australian-born Chinesei"But how can you return", Margaret Bradstock , single work poetry
The Vision of St Eustacei"Four weeks ago a wind", David Brooks , single work poetry
At the Walli"our soft little lives", Pamela Brown , single work poetry
Note: Epigraph: I'd written myself into a wall -- James Baldwin
Approaching war... January 2003i"I don't listen to the radio much", Pauline Brown , single work poetry
Shooting Basketsi"This is not grieving -", Andrew Burke , single work poetry
Wake-Up (Calli"pain like the night (i.e. insomnia", Grant Caldwell , single work poetry
Spoils to the Victorsi"Always, when the conquerors come", Ross Clark , single work poetry
Dear Mr Howard, Please Be Sensible ...i"Look", Charlotte Clutterbuck , single work poetry

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