A Return to Poetry 1999, Barry Humphries, Paul Kelly, Dorothy Porter
Each Christmas we ask ten of this country's poetry-lovers, such as Ruth Cracknell, Barry Humphries, Paul Kelly and Dorothy Porter, to name ten of their favourite poems, with a single condition - that half be written by Australians. The resulting anthology allows the selectors to share their poetic discoveries, and combines some of the best of our own poetry with much-loved choices from around the world.
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