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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Many Voices : Poetry for World Peace in the New Millennium
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The book opens with the three poems selected as joint winners of the World Congress of Poets Poetry Competition, 2000. The anthology then provides short essays on poetry from thirty-four countries or regions from around the globe. The contributors to this section include: Assad Cina, Martha Herrera, Juan Garrido, Ouyang Yu, Mirjana Majic, Zanne Jappe Mallett, Terry Pazmino, Penelope Grace, Irina Spinadel, Angelika Fremd, Vrasidas Karales, Anita Barar, Lizz Murphy, Ruth Lewin, Salvatore Pizzo, Phillip Yoon, Mario Licon, Robert Sullivan, Alistair Paterson, Marit Breivik Andersen, Arif Sadiq, Ludwika Amber, Nora Krouk, Mari Paz Ovidi, Henry Delson Kumarapperuma, Birgitta Sharpe, Ferit Berk, Helen Boris, Courtney Williamson, and John Bennett.


  • From the Introduction by Robyn Ianssen: The aim of the World Congress of Poets in Sydney in 2000 is to bring together people in Australia who write in many languages and present their work to the general population. This anthology, Many Voices aims to awaken us all to the rich world heritage we have at our very fingertips here in Australia. It is part of us! -- p.5.

    The Sydney committee of the World Congress of Poets was formed in December 1998 ... Valuing our World Poetic Heriage is our third function, to be followed by our international congress in October 2001 -- p.6.


* Contents derived from the Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Robyn Ianssen Productions ,World Congress of Poets , 2001 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Five Pai Verses in Chinese, 王沄 , sequence poetry
A sequence of five short numbered and titled poems.
(p. 9)
Red Leaves on Mount Qixia Jinlingi"It tears red upon the autumn hills", 王沄 , single work poetry (p. 9)
Flower Girls at Suzhoui"Drifting the accent of Wu from the soft wind", 王沄 , single work poetry (p. 9)
Boating on the Qinhuai Riveri"The curtain of pearls sculls into the blue sky", 王沄 , single work poetry (p. 9)
Crossing the Tai Lake Nightlyi"E'er my dream dragged in the temple-bells' ring", 王沄 , single work poetry (p. 9)
Night of Three Gorgesi"Limitlessly silent, all the hills", 王沄 , single work poetry (p. 9)
Here I Am, Pabloi"Here I am, Pablo=Aquí estoy yo, Pablo", Ramon Cuelho , single work poetry (p. 10-12)
Perils of Translationi"Smallpox blinded me at three.", Danny Gardner , single work poetry (p. 12)
Still Dreaming : Old Voices, New Songs : Contemporary Aboriginal Poetry, Jennifer A. Martiniello , single work criticism (p. 14-17)
Australia : Anglo-Celtic Poetry, Elizabeth Webby , single work criticism (p. 18-20)

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