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Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell

About Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell has published a book of short stories, Dodging the Bull, and two collections of poetry. His third collection, Standard Variation (Walleah Press) will be released in May 2014.

Website:
http://www.paul-mitchell.com.au

Field Recording 1 – Clarendon Hotel, South Melbourne

He’s turning 57 in a month and the last six months, I don’t know, he’s You don’t compromise yourself, no, no, they’re there, but so many close family friends People like Steve and Jane, they’re the types … You know …

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National Geographic

‘Weather Gone Wild’, September 2012 1. Orangutan languorous on the incongruous jungle seat. Mongolian boy pushes his sister on a makeshift swing. Frayed ropes, dirty, smiling faces. Cloudless sky. Raccoon crawls from a ditch tempted by a choc-chip cookie. Romeo …

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Not Some Racist

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Not Some Racist (1:57) Words: Paul Mitchell | Music: Bill Buttler

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Paul Mitchell Reviews Tim Metcalf

The Solution to Us by Tim Metcalf Ginninderra Press, 2008 Australia is home to a number of clinician poets, including general practitioners such as Peter Goldsworthy and Shen, and mental health specialists such as Jennifer Harrison, Robyn Rowland and Doris …

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X

after Geoff Page     I like my x. Especially the equal lines that pass through her centre. They give her balance, the sense that no matter what life may throw she'll stand, with her legs firm & grounded. She …

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Masterclass

It's no use showing me poems about music; I'm tone deaf.There's nothing wrong with that one, just needs more brilliance. Yeah, you've written a shocker there. Great poem. And full of love. *      Don't use tired images when you feel you …

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Paul Mitchell Reviews Claire Gaskin

A Bud by Claire Gaskin John Leonard Press, 2006 There is no firm ground in Claire Gaskin's new collection, A Bud. If you're looking for poetry that announces itself as a place to have your psychic tremors explained, your yearning …

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A Series of Good Investments

He sits with his thumbs in knots a sparrow nestled in his stomach rolls no need now for further talk of flight or the lack therof, no need for further, distance or any departure time, long distance call or marker. …

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Dear Dad

Dear Dad Check this link … http://toldyouIdgetbackatyoupsychoanalyticallyformum.com Love Siggy     >Notice – This memory contains paranoia and counter-transference insights >intended only for the intrusive use of the anaclitic named above. If you >are not the intended regression of this …

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Paul Mitchell Interviews Joel Deane

Joel Deane has won two national awards for his poetry and fiction. His novel, Another, won the IP Picks award for best unpublished Australian fiction manuscript in 2004 and was published in the same year. His book, Subterranean Radio Songs …

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Paul Mitchell reviews Les Murray

While it has its weaknesses, The Biplane Houses reminds us of Murray's strengths and the reasons for so much Australian poetry being measured against his output. The emotional and personal concerns aired in ?The Tune on Your Mind' and the strengths of this collection tell me that, despite the fact that Murray is rounding on 70, his best works may be yet to come.

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Until

Paul Mitchell is a Melbourne poet. He has published one collection, Minorphysics (IP 2003), and has another due out in April 2007 through Five Islands Press. Visit his website.

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