Book launch, Fermenting
Launch of my tenth poetry book Fermenting
by singer/songwriter John Dengate,
2pm, Newtown Library, 8-10 Brown St., Newtown 2042, Saturday 10th November, '07
1:08pm Fri. November 9th
I'm doing a poetry reading in the Writers' Tent, run by Better Read than Dead, at Newtown Festival, Sunday 11th November, '07
Four Poems from the Aran Islands
small black beetles,
on the ocean,
as it slides
off the world,
into the setting sun.
off the sea,
in the grey
silence of sand.
into the sand
And they dream
*Curragh - small coracle used off the west coast of Ireland - manned by two or three men.
Colleen Z Burke, award winning poet and author, has had numerous books published including ten poetry books. She has also published a biography of Australian poet Marie E.J. Pitt, Doherty's Corner and is co-editor of The Turning Wave - Poems and Songs of Irish Australia. More