Contemporary Poetry

(1945 - Current)

'Birches' by Robert Frost

'Do not go Gentle into that Good Night' by Dylan Thomas

'An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow' by Les Murray

'Digging' by Seamus Heaney

'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost

'On the Subway' by Sharon Olds

'In the Garden' by James Laidler

'The End of Science Fiction' by Lisel Mueller


'Richmond Town' by James Laidler

'Memory for Dust' by James Laidler

'One-Ring Circus' by Jonathan Holden

'The Universe as Primal Scream' by Tracy K. Smith

'This be the Verse' by Philip Larkin

'In love with Raymond Chandler' by Margaret Atwood

'Seventh Circle of Earth' by Ocean Vuong

'Not waving but Drowning' by Stevie Smith

'Seventh Circle of Earth' by Ocean Vuong

'Family Tree' by Michele Seminara

'Funeral Blues' by W.H. Auden

'Bluebird' by Charles Bukowski

'Epic' by Nathan Curnow

'Lady Lazarus' by Carly-Jay Metcalfe

'Litany: an Elegy' by Mark Tredinnick

'if you have no eyes where do the tears go': by Ali Whitelock

'The Beast': by Kevin Hart

'Five Stroke Poems': by Aidan Colemen

'Man Washing on a Railway Platform outside Delhi'

by Judith Beveridge

Koans for the Young': by Aidan Colemen

'Chainsaw' by John Kinsella