A Common Wealth of Words

I don't think that our society cares 
enough about poetry to get worked up 
about it.
                  - Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Nunuccal)

In the lead up to the 1982 Commonwealth Games, the Commonwealth Writers Festival was held in Brisbane. During the festival Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Nunuccal) was in a panel discussion with other Commonwealth poets: Tom Shapcott, Jack Blight, Rodney Hall and Judith Rodriguez … they were talking about being a poet.… Go to Article