poetry

17 Results

New Shoots: Kirli Saunders

PeopleMeet poet, children's author and motorcycle enthusiast, Kirli Saunders.

New Shoots: Carissa Lee

PeopleIf poet Carissa Lee were a plant she'd be a kangaroo paw.

New Shoots: Nandi Chinna, Poet and Wanderer

PeopleWriting words and wild wanderings with Nandi Chinna.

New Shoots: Plants, Poetry and Place

CultureA garden of poems is sprouting in the Melbourne Botanic Gardens this spring

Mary Oliver’s Wild and Precious Life

CultureMary Oliver is a woman of the wilderness and one of America's most celebrated poets.

New Shoots: Eileen Chong

PeopleA chat with Sydney based 'poet of small things', Eileen Chong

New Shoots: Mark Tredinnick

PeopleA chat with award-winning writer and poet Mark Tredinnick.

New Shoots: Tamryn Bennett

PeopleLife is a poem, according to multidisciplinary artist, poet, and plant lover Tamryn Bennett

Botanicarotica: A Collection of Poems

CultureFor me, poetry is perfect for capturing moments in nature. It offers a creative opportunity for the…

Islands & Forests: A Poem

CultureLouisa Miranda is a poet from northern NSW. She believes believes …

Haiku: The Instagram of the Poetry World?

Culture“Haikus confuse me Too often they make no sense Hand me the pliers” Bumper sticker…

Emily’s Herbarium

Botanica, CultureIn August 2013, Tavi Gevinson, the teenage editor of girl’s magazine Rookie, wrote about how keeping a journal…

The Planthunter’s Royal Botanic Poetry Trail

GardensThere is something very powerful about the way gardens and poetry affect us. In many ways, they encourage…

Power: A Poetry Playlist

CultureSome biologists will tell you that the beautiful ecosystems plants create are really war zones, but this…

Ode To The Onion

CulturePablo Neruda, what a man! The Chilean poet, who died in 1973, knew a thing or two…

Ode To The Lemon

CultureDid you know that Pablo Neruda used to write in green ink? To him, the colour…

Ode to the Artichoke

CultureYes, Pablo Neruda, that steamy South American wordsmith is back. We couldn’t resist sharing Ode To The…