Ep 270. Jonathan Farmer: “I don’t think I love poetry.”

The poetry bus looks fun, but…


Show notes

Recent SLEERICKETS: Paging Dr. Platzmouth & Against Literary Citizenship

That Peculiar Affirmative by Jonathan Farmer

The Fish and At The Fishhouses by Elizabeth Bishop

Finding a Long Gray Hair by Jane Kenyon

Alan Shapiro

Jonathan’s review of Colm Tóibín’s book On Elizabeth Bishop

Departing Afghanistan by William H. McRaven

James McAuley

Epitaph on a Tyrant by W. H. Auden


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Ep 269. Another ending

On not being up to the task.


An ode to the end of poetry by Stan Grant

Erik Jensen

Stan Grant leaves Q+A

Tracy K. Smith

The Slowdown

K & I track Nam Le’s poem Abbotsford I

36 Ways of Writing a Vietnamese Poem by Nam Le

A Poet’s Reckoning with What Poetry Can Do by Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib’s latest podcast Object of Sound

Modern Poetry by Diane Seuss

Ikiru (1952)

Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

Thomas Shapcott

The Australian Dream (2019)

Philippa Hawker’s review of Anne Carson’s Wrong Norma

Nox by Anne Carson


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Ep 268. Duncan Hose: The dead talk

O’Hara, Berrigan, Forbes, and other animals.


Show notes

The Pursuit of Myth in the Poetry of Frank O’Hara, Ted Berrigan and John Forbes: Prick’d by Charm by Duncan Hose

Ted Berrigan

Ron Padgett

Jorge Luis Borges

Walt Whitman

Berrigan’s 10 things I do every day

To the bobbydazzlers by John Forbes

Berrigan’s Sonnets

The Personal Element in Australian Poetry by James McAuley

Henry Kendall

Ern Malley

Clark Coolidge

Berrigan reads Whitman in Black

O’Hara reads Having a Coke with You

Daemon/daimon

Gig Ryan

Alan Wearne

Ken Bolton

Auden’s Letter to Lord Byron

Justin Clemens

Pam Brown

Arthur Streeton

Alice Notley

Eileen Myles

Jane Kenyon


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Ep 267. Writing for revenge

“Sentimentality-congratulating-itself-on-not-being-caught…”


Show notes

Chocolate nemesis

The Tour by pi o

Getting Shirty by Lucy Van

Geoff Page reviews The Tour

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron’s notes on crazymakers

Out of Sheer Rage by Geoff Dyer

Anne Sexton

Read Anne Sexton’s Response to Her Worst-Ever Review by Emily Temple

James Dickey

The Black Art by Anne Sexton

Town Bloody Hall (1979)

What My Writing Nemesis Taught Me About Myself by Jen Corrigan

Coriolanus

Enemies by Wendell Berry

Alain de Botton’s meltdown and apologies

SLEERICKETS Ep 149: Owls in the Desert & Ep 143: The Problems of Three Little People


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Ep 266. Poetry camp

Cats don’t know things, but you do!


Show notes

Television by Kate Middleton

Isabella G. Mead

Venus Without Furs by Gabrielle Everall

Joshua Mehigan

What is a poetry magazine for? by Victoria Moul

Ep 262. Ann-Marie Priest: Secret Gwen Harwood Business

Ep 259. It means what it says

David makes Ratbag Poetics

Notes on “Camp” by Susan Sontag

Phillip Hodgins

Crazy Woman and Other Poems by Anne Elder

The Anne Elder Award

Maggie Ball

Ep 265. The Internet is for poems

That Peculiar Affirmative by Jonathan Farmer

Jonathan on SLEERICKETS

10 Poems about Gardens

The quote about the void is from the Steve Martin documentary, which I liked a lot.


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Ep 265. The Internet is for poems

Poetry ≠ therapy?


Show notes

There’s a lot of swearing in this episode.

It also gets quite dark.

The Friendless podcast guy

What happened when I went for therapy — at a poetry retreat by Ian Belcher

Deborah Alma’s Poetry Pharmacy

Why the Internet isn’t fun anymore by Kyle Chakra

Kiefer Sutherland

Twitch

The Possible Dream (Buying Jeans Online) by Melinda Bufton

Slacklining

Arthur C. Brooks

Permission Culture Needs to Stop by Elissa Krauss

Thank you, beautiful Jo Ward

A Quiet Sorcery by Ovidian

Good Bones by Maggie Smith

Andrew Scott reading Everything is Going to Be Alright

Tawny Frogmouth

Wisdom: The Voice of God by Mary Karr

Mary Oliver

Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Healing Through Words by Rupi Kaur

Ep 254. with Antonia Pont (on wellness culture)

Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice by Nicholas Mazza

Poetry, Therapy and Emotional Life by Diana Hedges

3 Hours of Gentle Night Rain, Rain Sounds for Sleeping

howmanydayssincemontaguestreetbridgehasbeenhit.com


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Ep 264. A poet of the future

The rest is still unwritten…


Show notes

Anyone But You (2023)

The Hills

Kyle & Morgan

Kevin Kelly

Carl Sagan

Stewart Brand

R. Buckminster Fuller

The Geodesic dome

Becoming Bucky Fuller by Loretta Lorance

Business and Poetry by Dana Gioia

Bucky’s poetry books Intuition, No More Secondhand God, And It Came To Pass—Not To Stay

New Directions’ Black Mountain Poems

Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth

Utopia or Oblivion: The Prospects for Humanity

The Mercator projection

The Dymaxion Map


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Ep 263. Water-dragon blues

“There’s a damp melancholy / in Tang poetry…”


Show notes

Poetry as therapy. Thoughts? Email me.

Ep 262. with Ann-Marie Priest

Ep 222. Grilling Elijah Blumov (on Harwood’s ‘Prize-Giving’)

Elijah covers ‘At Mornington’ on Versecraft

300 Tang Poems translated by Geoffrey Waters, Michael Farman & David Lunde

Li Bai

Du Fu

In Our Time: Tang Era Poetry

The eight Daoist immortals

The Mandarin Moralist and the Reckless Rebel: the Improbable Literary Friendship of Du Fu and Li Bai by Bryce Christensen

Dreaming of Li Bai translated by Mike Connors

Dreaming of Li Bai translated by Burton Watson

Dreaming of Li Bai translated by Vikram Seth

A version of the original Chinese text

Various definitions of Jiangnan

Various definitions of jiaolong


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Ep 262. Ann-Marie Priest: Secret Gwen Harwood Business

“We are our own.”


Show notes

Come to the launch of Kate Middleton’s Television!

Ratbag Poetics on Spotify

My Tongue is My Own by Ann-Marie Priest

Gwen Harwood

Woman to Man by Judith Wright

James McAuley

Eliza Cook

Vincent Buckley

The Harwood Memorial Fruitcake Award

FUCK ALL EDITORS/SO LONG BULLETIN

Gig Ryan

A. D. Hope

Vivian Smith

Norman Talbot

Blessed City: The Letters of Gwen Harwood to Thomas Riddell

Stephen Edgar


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Ep 261. Weird funemployment

Today’s best worker takes gardening leave.


Show notes

Come to the launch of Kate Middleton’s Television!

Asynchrony by Josephine Rowe

Ep 260. with Dom Symes

Weird Unemployment, Unusual Work by Louis Klee

A Hunger by Petra White

Ep 84. with Petra White 

Ep 221. with pi o and Collective Effort

The Instrument by Les Murray

925 

Off the Record

Jas Duke 

Harry Reid

Ursula Robinson-Shaw

Gareth Morgan

Girlery, Superette & Moxie by Melinda Bufton

The right-to-disconnect laws

Ep 258. with Grace Yee

The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards

Benjamin Frater

SLEERICKETS secret show Ep 84. Screeching at the Converted

On the Diaries of Helen Garner and the Quagmire of the Fictionalized Self

Ep 254. with Antonia Pont

Ann Marie-Priest

Gwen Harwood

Louise Carter

Jennifer Compton

Vibe Union


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