Category: Poetry

Poetry in Motion (Pictures) – Sam Hunt: Purple Balloon and other Stories

Poetry in Motion (Pictures) – Sam Hunt: Purple Balloon and other Stories

by / 01/07/11 / No Comments

As renowned for his idiosyncratic voice and eccentricity as he is for his poetry, Sam Hunt is the perfect person to star in a documentary. Sam Hunt: Purple Balloon and Other Stories, released on the 26th of May, knows this; directed by Tim Rose and produced by Jim Scott, the film features interviews with Sam, [...]

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Scrawl Poetry Competition 2010

Scrawl Poetry Competition 2010

by / 09/08/10 / No Comments

The competition was judged by Jenny Bornholdt, current Victoria University Writer in Residence. She won the Montana Book Award for Poetry twice, the 2002 Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship and she was named the fifth Te Mata Estate New Zealand Poet Laureate in 2005. She said of winner Benjamin Kemp’s winning poem: “In ‘Ju-ni Gatsu’ the [...]

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Queer hai(ku) for the straight guy

Queer hai(ku) for the straight guy

by / 07/09/09 / No Comments

I like boys Sometimes they like me Lubricant Unicorns As cool as Kylie Gay mascots Killing me softly With his schlong Killing me- soft? How disappointing If you don’t like sex Try asexuality Trust me it is fun Across the bar, there! You were wearing leather chaps I jizzed in my pants Together we were [...]

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Reflections in the perpendicular moonlight

Reflections in the perpendicular moonlight

by / 09/03/09 / No Comments

Life could be symmetry writhing within the cardboard boxes that trundle along the production line inside the factory of sleep or it could be thought becoming a red curl on a black background or the winded baby who is born twice annually once at each solstice in a porcelain bathtub in Normandy until it’s mother [...]

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