“The land is holding on until more enlightened age….
… I think they’re all colliding,” he says.
Lyrical poetry requires an attention to every word, its meaning, its placement, how it rubs up against the word next to it. The focus can be perverse. As a relaxation or a venting or a vetting on/during editing my first book of poetry (CRAVE), I have found myself making more and more visual poetry because its medium (for me) is fast. It has been a shedding. A way to find words without having to grow them.
Holly Friedlander Liddicoat is a poet, editor and performer who has previously been published in Cordite, Otoliths, Rabbit, Seizure, Shabby Doll House and Voiceworks. In 2017 she edited poetry for Voiceworks and the UTS Writers’ Anthology. She was also twice shortlisted for the UTS Writers’ Anthology Prize. Her first collection of poetry, 'CRAVE' will be out in 2018.