Vale Les Murray

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That day that comes ย has come for Australia’s leading poet and cultural icon Les Murray who died at the age of 80, today 29.4.19, with 30 volumes of poetry to his credit.

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19 responses to “Vale Les Murray

  1. must sadly admit this is the first I’ve heard of him … but loving what I’m reading so thanks heaps for the intro!

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  2. I am sorry for the world’s loss.

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  3. WOW, prolific poet–I salute him from here in the USA.

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  4. We will not see his likes again . . .
    as Les Murray takes his well deserved seat next to Banjo Patterson, to share a yarn with Chips Rafferty, whilst cookin’ some damper
    on the camp fire. Listenin’ intently to Slim Dusty, strummin’ a tune, whilst waitin’ for the billy to boil.

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