It is my great pleasure to share a link to an interview I had with Robbie Cheadle, a while back.
Robbie is a talented author of novel and poetry and picture book forms in her own right, and in this interview was exploring some of my poetic influences, as well as reviewing the middle book of the A Love Poetry Trilogy – A Kiss for the Worthy’.
I commend her writing to be read series to you. Take a moment to check this one out and to have a little exploration.
Today, talented poet, Frank Prem, has joined me to share about his favourite poem, why he likes it and what it means to him. His thoughts are very inspiring.
Frank shares a lot of his wonderful work on his blog here: https://frankprem.wordpress.com/.
Now, over to Frank.
What is your favourite poem
Usually when I’m invited to contemplate personal favourites among poets and their poetry I hark back to contemplate what the godfathers of Australian poetry (A.B. (The Banjo) Patterson and Henry Lawson represent for me. I feel great affection for both these writers as communicators and storytellers in their work.
While I admire their work very much and often refer to Patterson’s Clancy of the Overflow (http://www.wallisandmatilda.com.au/clancy-of-the-overflow.shtml), or Lawson’s short story The Drover’s Wife (http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/DrovWife.shtml) as examples of work that inspires me in my own storytelling efforts, today my contemplations have led me…
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