Eric Beach is in town ... This quiet achiever's poetry is surely one of Australia's best. There is a sample of it on The Write Stuff.
His poem, Purple Iris, is one of the many he has written in memory of Judith St Leger, and is one of the most beautiful poems I have read.
Eric Beach in New Town Hobart 13 October 2007 (photograph by Giles Hugo).
If ever you get the opportunity to attend an Eric Beach poetry workshop, don't miss it.