What happens when you cross a rhyming sonnet (written on the eve of the federation of Australia) with a 21st-century, post-avant sensibility?
Seven years in the making. Trans-continental in its composition. Green as a blade of grass in its wrapping. Leaves of Glass is real.
I’m really glad to announce that my second full-length poetry collection, Leaves of Glass, will soon be released by smokin’ Sydney-based publisher Puncher and Wattmann. Long-term readers of this site would know that said collection has taken a few years…
Översättning: Linda Bönström och Boel Schenlaer.
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Secret Lives of the Colonial Poets was the original title of the collection of poems that was later published as Leaves of Glass in 2013.
This is the first draft of 'The First Letter', a poem which later appeared in Leaves of Glass.