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Poem of the day

draw your sword of justice
and pray they come to understand
the mutual life of pluralism for inner multitudes

~ An Ross from 'Borderline' for
MAD Poetry

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Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2021 poems

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Celebrating poetry in all its forms

Red Room Poetry is Australia's leading organisation for commissioning, creating, publishing and promoting poetry in meaningful ways.

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Welcome to Red Room Poetry

  • 18+ Years
  • 80+ Major projects
  • 1,200+ Poets commissioned
  • 21,000+ Poems created

Highlights of the month

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    Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2021

    Recognising the achievements of contemporary Australian poets, the Fellowship presents new poetry from our 2021 shortlisted poets.
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    Poetry Month

    Poetry Month aims to increase the profile of Australian poetry and poets. Our goal is to increase access, awareness, value and visibility of poetry in all its forms and for all audiences.
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    Want more Poetry Month? Catch up on all the action from Line Break to our state-to-state Showcases in our home of Broadcasts.

Help us make poetry in meaningful ways