Highlights From the Archives: Our Most Read Poems of 2022Red Room Poetry news
Every year, Red Room Poetry publishes a range of dazzling poetry from some of the most talented writers in Australia. Take a trip down memory lane to revisit some of the most read poems of 2022.
- Mother by Kirli Saunders
An evocative celebration of land and belonging, shared as part of The Eucalyptus Eco-Poetry Project.
- Your Terrorist by Ali Alizadeh
A defiant and empowered piece – the accompanying reading from Ali himself is a must-listen.
- Tracks Wind Back by Jeanine Leane
A breathtaking psychogeographic mapping of Gundagai, shared as part of The Disappearing.
- Mid-Autumn Mooncakes by Eileen Chong
A sensory portal through time and space. As well as watching Eileen's reading, check out Alex Lee reading the poem as part of the 2022 National Poetry Month Gala here.
- O Australia by Jeanine Leane
A powerful and eye-opening reflection on the state of the nation, told in prose poetry.
- Night Vision (while we sleep) by Luke Patterson
A stunning evocation of the world that comes to life as we sleep, shared as part of POEM FOREST.
- Silhouette by Laniyuk
A tender recount of the whispers shared between people and trees, shared as part of POEM FOREST.
- Stutter by Evelyn Araluen
A sensual piece that approaches its subject through both image and form.
- Makes You Stronger by Nina Oyama
An incisive and humorous excavation of the self – Nina’s accompanying reading is a must-watch!
- The School Teacher by Elizabeth Allen
A powerful reflection on ambitions and their erosion, shared as part of Toilet Doors Poetry.
- The Great Displaced by Omar Musa
A moving journey through memory and place, shared as part of The Disappearing.