3 Poems

by Joan Kerr

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Joan Kerr is a widely published Australian poet and is also, with Gabrielle Daly, the comic novelist Gert Loveday (Writing is Easy). She also blogs on books and writing at Gert Loveday – Fun With Books.

What interesting, secret things can you tell us about “3 poems”?

An interesting, secret thing? I’ve never tried this form before but I love poems that touch the ground very lightly and then explode like little puffballs and it’s the perfect form for that.


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Poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction/prose poetry submissions are now open. The reading period for standard submissions closes again December 15, 2023. Submit here.


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