I heard this, and am now downloading it too. It was excellent.
From lyricists to anarchists to satirists, Australia has an extraordinary poetic tradition, which, in the flurry of new releases, often gets lost. This is why The Book Show dedicated a special week to five classic Australian poems. In these programs Lyn Gallacher celebrates the work of Judith Wright, Kenneth Slessor, Rosemary Dobson, CJ Dennis and AD Hope. The series begins with Kenneth Slessor’s masterful and much loved ‘Five Bells’
Some of you will recall that I posted “Five Bells” as Friday Australian poem #8.