Ep 168. Cassandra Atherton: On finding your people

Cassandra Atherton is extremely patient with my prose poetry skepticism.

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Ep 167. Just like Scorsese

Drawing lines and immediately walking over them.

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Ep 166. Rachael Nielsen: “Quote unquote real poetry.”

Clutching my pearls over Instapoetry with Rachael Nielsen.

(Write to me! poetrysayspod@gmail.com)

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Ep 165. “This is why people hate poetry!”

Please give the academics more wine.

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Ep 164. Thabani Tshuma: “It’s just gonna work out.”

Extremely reasonable and talented human being Thabani Tshuma talks me off various ledges.

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Ep 163. A map, a memory, a seal

K & I walk the Yarra River while tracking Nam Le’s post-lockdown poem Abbotsford I.

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“Time, once more, for the big clean-out of winter fittings…”
“Where was I? Dights Falls, right, quick yet, and yet intact…”
“sun full on the red brick wall – sunnies on!”
“Give me the Birrarung’s boozy petrowhiff any day – that special gas smell of brown gleam.”
“(as the wall says) I love you my beans.”

Ep 162. Rilke vs. Mondays

“To wake up and be like the weather to be no longer the broken hearted servants of mad kings.”

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Ep 161. A deadly sin

“Who on earth would sing, if song were merely an effortless warbling until kingdom come?”

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