Sometimes I think I am good at the Internet – I am not. Because I left my thoughts behind on Another Lost Shark as a comment. General up thrust? Heartily recommend you go to this! I really enjoyed Vanessa’s reading, warm, personable – definitely worth a look in for those still in town in Brisbane this long weekend.
SpeedPoets is gearing up to bring the words to The Hideaway this Easter Saturday from 1:30pm, and we have a sexy new poster to help spread the word!
As part of the March gig, we are launching two brilliant new collections, haematograms by Nigel Ellis (aka Bruce Dorlova) and Confessional Box by Vanessa Page. Here’s what I had to say about each book:
“Confessional Box maps the undulating landscapes of home, love and letting go. Page’s poems are sensuous, compassionate and filled with quiet wisdom; they are a celebration of the world’s infinite gifts.”
“haematograms reaches into the tight corners of the mind to seize instants of clarity. Ellis is unique in his knowing, sharpest when catching things that he knows won’t last. This is an impressive debut, one where the charm of the ordinary and the mysterious collide; where the reader is transported into the poet’s other-world to…
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Thanks so much for the reblog Eleanor! Wish you could be there… enjoy the long weekend, G