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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... vol. 9 no. 4 Spring 2002 of Five Bells est. 1994 Five Bells
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  • 'The Spring edition of Five Bells explores Youth Poetry in Australia.' -- Editorial, p.3
  • Contents indexed selectively.


* Contents derived from the 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'Colours Coming Out of Our Mouths': The Visibility of Poetry, Louise Wakeling , single work criticism
Incorporates an interview with two of Wakeling's Year 12, Extension 2 English students, Alison Holloway and Nicki Shackle, on their understanding of writing poetry.
(p. 4-10)
The Poets Union Youth and Young Poets Fellowships, Martin Langford , single work column (p. 11)
The Atrium Roomi"to arrive at the Atrium Room", James Stuart , single work poetry (p. 12)
Abraham's Childreni"Shall we blame Abraham", Julian Polain , single work poetry (p. 13)
Strangest Nite in 20 Yearsi"Stuck between three males and a hard place.", Jessica Chang , single work poetry (p. 13)
Misererei"If you can be cut be", Elizabeth Campbell , single work poetry (p. 14)
Note: In this source the final two lines were mistakenly omitted and the alignment of the poem was incorrectly altered.
An Excited Rant from the Red Room, Johanna Featherstone , single work column (p. 15-16o)
Jesse Wakeling -- Poet Aged 11, Eytan Messiah , Anna Nicholson , single work column (p. 17-18)
Outback Thunderstorm: Two Facesi"Atmospheric conditions change Uluru", Jesse Wakeling , single work poetry (p. 18)
Lifei"My life is like cricket, only with zero runs", Jesse Wakeling , single work poetry
Uses a cricket match analogy to describe various phases of life.
(p. 18)
Australia! Australia!, Mike Ladd , single work criticism
Ladd examines a range of poems with the title 'Australia'. He notes some common elements that appear in the poems' themes and observes 'the desire of poets to be valued for reflecting ourselves to ourselves'.
(p. 19-21)
Vera Newsom's 90th Birthday : A Celebration, Judith Beveridge , single work biography (p. 27-29)
How Poets Work : Judith Beveridge, Judith Beveridge , single work autobiography (p. 31-32)
Regional Report, Laura Jan Shore , single work column (p. 33)
Things To Do (Heart)i"a. Find heart, and place hand upon it. b. time", Jordie Albiston , single work poetry (p. 34)
A Year is Not Long Enoughi"It is forever and time cannot count", Connie Barber , single work poetry (p. 34)
No Wonderi"Oh. Hi. I wasn't expecting you", Graham Rowlands , single work poetry (p. 35)
My Familyi"my family did not have. my family.", Kevin Gillam , single work poetry (p. 35)
Untitled (from Letting Go)i"Hot humid memories", Graham Booth , extract poetry war literature (p. 36-37)
Foundi"It is in the anointment", Laura Jan Shore , single work poetry (p. 37)

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