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Bundanon Writers Week | Poetry Responses

For the 2022 Bundanon Writers Week program, we invited audiences to craft ekphrastic poems in response to the paintings of Uncle Ben Brown from the exhibition The River and the Sea.

Ekphrastic poetry: a visual description of a scene or work of art

Read three of these submissions below.

Scarborough, Kathleen Bleakley | Read

In This Place, Janette Dadd | Read

Inspired by Uncle Ben Brown’s Paintings, Richard Perin | Read


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