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In The Best Australian Poems 2014, award-winning poet Geoff Page compiles an anthology that celebrates both the established and the emerging, the classical and the pioneering in contemporary Australian poetry. This is a lively, colourful and resonant collection for readers and writers alike.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 2014 by Black Inc. (first published October 3rd 2014)
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Tina
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
In this selection of Australian poems from 2014 there is something to suit everyone’s tastes.
Poetry is often overlooked though it can express an idea or emotion and tell a story just as well as any other genre.
A powerful and intriguing medium always worth a wander.
Matthew Goodwin
Jun 20, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
An organised and considered anthology

As with all poetry anthologies, you will find the occasional gem, a poem that leaps off the page and holds on to you. You will find a few here, I'd imagine, and it is exciting to think that different poems will grip different readers. I felt, however, that this experience was a little sparse this time around. Despite this, I commend the editor for compiling this collection into themes. I made clear connections between poems, sometimes thematically, at other
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Highlyeccentric
May 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry, auslit
Very interesting, as usual! This was a gift from clavicularity, who accepted my peculiar request without question.

I'm posting some selections to speculumannorum.tumblr.com over the next few weeks. I particularly liked Victoria McGrath's The Last Say.
Kristin Alford
Jan 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
There are some heart-breakingly beautiful poems in this collection and the curation to create mood and flow is noticeable and appreciated.
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