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Books
· Dream-Dust Parasites

· The Angel of Luxury and Sadness, Volume One

· Facing The Demon of noontide


Short Stories
· The Orpheus Plague

· The Phantom Library

· Theresa Jones - by Ian Irvine (hobson)

· The Doubtful Muse - by Ian Irvine (Hobson)

· Samuel Elmsmore Dreams of Harry The Crab

· Five Boxes and a Knife

· Trevor Franklin Refuses to Allow me to Impress my Teacher


Articles
· New Science Perspectives on Ghosts and Other Paranormal Phenomena

· Sara Douglass, Speculative Fiction & Medieval History

· Transmedia Story-Telling (in a Holographic Multiverse)

· Zoetics: New Perspectives on Fundamental Creativity

· Muse of the Long-Haul: Thirty-One Isles of the Creative Imagination

· Trickster Gods and the Quantum Muse: Creativity and the Multiverse

· Hermesian Epidemics: Depression, Anxiety, Derealisation, Narcissism ,

· Hermes Negatively Polarised - Pt 5 Alchemy and the Imagination

· The Angel of Luxury and Sadness

· Notes on Creativity Revolutions: Modernism - A Literature of the Void?


Poetry
· Hypatia and the Ruined Serapeum

· Awake in the Chamber of Darkness (The Egyptian Sequence)

· Innana in the Goldmine

· Hermapolis: Thoth and Ma'at Assist the Time Travellers

· Hiroshima Dance

· Three Poems in Platform 15

· Any Available Exit

· Spirits in Triples

· Tending the Grove - from the Taliesin-Ceridwen Sequence

· The Chase Across time (part 2)

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News
· Maximising Inspiration in Early Drafts of Creative Works

· Hermes, Thoth and Seshat: (Un)Heralded Gods of the Postmodern Transition

· Aradale Creativity Weekend

· The Gods Abandon Olympus (for Hollywood) - Public Talk

· Sara Douglass Worlds - Revived

· Bendigo Writers Festival 2014

· An Accidental Soldier (based on Silent Parts by John Charalambous)

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  The Refugee Fund - by Ian Irvine
by Ian Irvine (Hobson)
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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This little poem originally dealt with the issue of refugee children being held in Australian detention centres at the behest of the Neo-Con Howard government. It's the kind of poem you wish you wish you didn't need to write - especially about a wealthy supposedly 'enlightened' nation like Australia. Sadly the current election campaign also shows all the signs of turning the phenomenon of asylum seekers entering Australia via Indonesian waters into political a political football. Unacknowledged racism among a significant part of the Australian population is the more fundamantal issue behind hard-line policies on refugees/asylum seekers.


Go to: The Refugee Fund file, copyright Ian Irvine 2002-2010 all rights reserved. This poem published in the Fire (special international double edition) Oxford UK, 2008. The edition featured contemporary activist and modernist poets from over sixty nations.

 

 

 




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