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Alternative title: Opening of Borders : Poetry From XXI World Congress of Poets, Sydney 2001
Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 The Opening of Borders : An Anthology of Poetry by Participants at the XXI World Congress of Poets, Sydney, 2001
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  • All poems are by Congess participants, with the main theme for the XX1 World Congress of Poets being - Poetry for World Peace in the New Millennium.
  • Contents indexed selectively - contributions by Australian poets or those residing in Australia indexed.

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Multicultural Writers as the anthology contains works by Australian writers of diverse cultural heritage.


* Contents derived from the Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:World Congress of Poets (21st : 2001 : Sydney, N.S.W.) , 2001 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Australian Language Landscapei"Somewhere between the big cities", Ludwika Amber , 1997 single work poetry Australische sprachlandschaft (p. 4-5)
The Jigsaw of Lifei"Are you at all daunted by the superfluous fact", Robert Balas , 2001 single work poetry (p. 9)
Australian of the Yeari"Bundanon - your source of image", Margaret Beckett , 2001 single work poetry (p. 11)
Cook's Nose, Barren Grounds, NSWi"The bush is matted with thick whorls of chlorophyll", John Bennett , 2001 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Peace in My Hearti"You are a word on everybody's tongue,", Ferit Berk , 2001 single work poetry (p. 13)
You Cani"Don't stop half way along the path,=No te quedes en el camino,", Raquel Borba , 1996 single work poetry (p. 14)
Partingi"Contemporaries we were:", Abbas Boskany , 2001 single work poetry (p. 15)
Twenty Yearsi"The words are old,", Peter Bowden , 2001 single work poetry (p. 16)
Anangu Never Climbi"Out here, it's a three dog night.", Margaret Bradstock , 1994 single work poetry (p. 17)
Note: Epigraph: 'Although Anangu have given permission for visitors to climb Uluru, we would prefer it if people chose to respect the Tjukurpa instead.'
The Light Huntersi"We woke to it", Carolyne Bruyn , 2001 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
A Prayer for the New Millenniumi"The New Millennium is here", Maria Julia Bugallo , 2001 single work poetry (p. 19)
Loners on Oxford Streeti"Before sleep, I toss and turn", Jacqueline Buswell , 2001 single work poetry (p. 20)
Woronora Riveri"The woman looks through the window", Maritza Campusano , 2001 single work poetry (p. 21)
Russian Young Friendsi"No blame to the joyful crickets,", Sherry Chan , 2001 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
To My Fatheri"I love", Fang Shen Chen , 2001 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Red Deserti"In the red desert of life", Assad Cina , 2001 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
A Temporary Peacei"In the silenced mountain twilight", Bill Collis , 2001 single work poetry (p. 29)
The Navigatori"Returning exiles", Julene Cook , 2001 single work poetry (p. 30)
The Droughti"Grey and black clouds appear suddenly from the South", Beatriz Copello , 2001 single work poetry (p. 31)
The Voice of My Fatheri"Among the sounds", Duska Crmaric-Salecic , Erika Saravanja (translator), 2001 single work poetry (p. 32-33)

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