Is there anywhere poetry can’t go?

Sea Things link to The Red Room CompanyHave you heard of the Sea Things poetry project? It is The Red Room Company’s new national poetry project and it was launched yesterday in Hobart. Sea Things is commissioning new works from four exciting Australian poets, and travelling around the country by sea to collect maritime poems from members of the public, writers and schools. ABC Radio National is their media partner. Join them and submit your poems of the sea. Visit

Alex Skutenko

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  1. This is great project and is one way of getting the general population, especially young people in schools, interested in poetry – which is what everyone keeps complaining about lately. You can upload poetry for Sea Things via the ABC Radio National’s POOL website – a place where anyone from the community can upload creative pieces (photos, poetry, stories, audio etc.) for use by the ABC or as collaborative endeavours with other members of the POOL.

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