16th August 2017

"The task of writing a poem is one of coming to some understanding" - Maria Takolander reflects on New Shoots

By Maria Takolander

Photo by Christopher Phillips

 

Imagine now at night:
 
            when the park gates are majestically black and bolted,
                        how the stars settle on the sacred ceiba
                                    and streams of Royal Agave ...

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31st July 2017

"Identity is only the starting point in the process of making art" - Lisa Brockwell reflects on her writing process

By Lisa Brockwell

Poems on seeded paper, featuring excerpts from Lisa's poems.

 

Artist statement: my process in writing poems inspired by the Byron Writers Festival site, commissioned by Red Room Poetry and ...

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31st July 2017

"The poet must reveal themselves to the poem" - Elena Gomez reflects on New Shoots

By Elena Gomez

Photo by Christopher Phillips


we grew a little slower sometimes
we needed to protect ourselves
we self-seeded on the cliff face
we splashed out real nice

~ from 'Enter the Yellow ...

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