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· Dream-Dust Parasites

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· The Doubtful Muse - by Ian Irvine (Hobson)

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· 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?

· Notes on Creativity Revolutions - Contemporary Experimental Literatures

· Creativity Revolutions - Gods and Scribes of the Ancient Near East


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· Three Poems in Platform 15

· Any Available Exit

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· Tending the Grove - from the Taliesin-Ceridwen Sequence

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· The World Rushed in (The Awen)

· Three Drops From the Cauldron

· The Ghost Narrates

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· Voyage of the Beagle poems at Artvilla.com

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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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