Ears is in three sections covering poems read, poems to music and birdsong.
Poetry at first light – John Bennett
Earshot ABC RN Tuesday 16 February 2016 11:05AM, rpt Sat 5pm.
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In this conversation with Gretchen Miller, John walks us through his local forest reserve, Jagun, through which a creek runs, before it reaches the sea.
They talk about the birds, trees and landscape which his poetry obsessively documents.
Addendum 1 – Omissions / Amplifications
Addendum 2 – Texts of the poems read
Addendum 3 – Photographs from our time together.
23 Dec. In search of an authentic Christian Christmas:
an epic two day journey across Pakistan in search of a drink
‘This is an emergency – I need to speak to someone.’ It was late in the morning of December 23 1978. I was in Rawalpindi on the phone to the British Embassy . . .