10 September 2004

Jordie Albiston: winner of Poem of the Millenium

THE POEM OF THE MILLENNIUM IS...

Numbers of Reasons to be Grateful
by Jordie Albiston

Of the poem, Kris Hemensley says, "The villanelle, whose air & een rhymes pick their way through nineteen lines, is memorable for its formal elegance and its potted biography of every-girl. This very contemporary tour of the emotions recalls the riddles of one's first adventures in poetry, indeed of poetry's origins."

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