Poetry Journal

Issues / Volume 5 Issue 1 , July 2015

July 2015

Australian Poetry Journal Volume 5 Issue 1

If this issue has any theme, it could well be ‘generosity’, in light of several felicitous occurrences during planning.


  1. Publishing Information
  2. EditorialMichael SharkeyForeword
  3. EditorialMichael SharkeyAustralia Poetry Journal’s Prize for 2014 Poem of the Year
  4. PoemAli Jane SmithAnother Literary Life
  5. InterviewPaul MageeInterview with Samuel Wagan Watson
  6. PoemMark YoungComping
  7. PoemHugh McMillanCaroline Herschel’s Christmas
  8. PoemLynne ArjavaThis is the Suitcase
  9. PoemJane FrankAnother Day
  10. PoemJohanna EmeneyNorma-Jean, Naomi, Tammy and Grace
  11. PoemRob WalkerEisoptrophobia
  12. PoemOuyang YuVoices
  13. PoemSimon PattonKing Hong Kong
  14. PoemRoss DonlonCopyright
  15. PoemJohn KinsellaWren’s Electric Field Strength
  16. InterviewJosh Mei-Ling DubrauInterview with Julie Chevalier
  17. PoemAnne ElveyFreight
  18. PoemCaitlin MalingAt the Excalibur
  19. PoemJulie MacleanFar From
  20. PoemBruce ShearerHe was very smooth
  21. PoemStephen EdgarThe Life and Times
  22. PoemMike LaddBack Again
  23. PoemDugald WilliamsonCalls like storms
  24. PoemNorm Neillinnocent until
  25. PoemPaula McKayBaptism of Fire
  26. EssayN.N. TrakakisFound in Translation: on translating Tasos Leivaditis
  27. PoemDave Draytona/the/my heart as metaphor and strained organ: aortic stenosis
  28. PoemTracy RyanPoem for Ash Wednesday
  29. PoemAndy KissaneAlone Again
  30. PoemAmy CrutchfieldMH17
  31. PoemJulian CroftThe Art of War—Europe
  32. PoemSharyn AndersonAbout Town
  33. PoemCarolyn GerrishFamiliarity
  34. PoemDavid McCooeyTwo Pastorals
  35. PoemAdam FordAnti-RomCom Pop Song
  36. PoemAllis HamiltonMrs Piper
  37. EssayTim ThorneGinninderra’s Hundred Flowers: a review of eleven recent poetry titles from Ginninderra Press
  38. PoemPeter Lach-NewinskySense of a Century
  39. PoemKevin BrophyEaten Moon at Easter
  40. PoemFay ZwickyBoat Song
  41. PoemAnne M Carson: meditations on melancholy
  42. PoemMitchell WelchLove your Neighbour
  43. PoemYve LouisWalk as though being followed by three men
  44. PoemHelga JermyThe poppy pickers
  45. PoemJudith BeveridgeClouds
  46. PoemGita MammenHomage
  47. EssayMargaret BradstockBlack Pepper Press: Spice and Grit
  48. PoemRoss GillettJealousy
  49. PoemJenny PollakLike seed that falls
  50. PoemCarol Jenkins10,000,000 Years Ago We Take to Drink
  51. PoemJeff RichNot getting things done
  52. PoemChloe WilsonMedico della Peste
  53. PoemStephen SmithymanAt Castle Howard
  54. PoemTiggy JohnsonIce breaker
  55. PoemRob WallisSpeaking Up For Those Men
  56. PoemEA GleesonCompanionship in my Aged Care Facility
  57. PoemKaren MurphySixty Years
  58. PoemRachael GuyDrone
  59. ReviewBonny CassidyJohn Kinsella’s Wild Ecology of Thought
  60. ReviewAndy JacksonIntimacy and Otherness; Home and the Road
  61. ReviewJacinta Le PlastrierAnia Walwicz: A Sense of the Prodigious
  62. Contributor Bios