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Late August Tercets | Peter Ramm

2022 Bundanon Writers Week Poetry Commission

Late August Tercets

Peter Ramm



Peter Ramm is a poet and teacher who writes on the Gundungarra lands of the NSW Southern Highlands. His debut poetry collection Waterlines will be out with Vagabond Press in 2022. His poetry has appeared in Cordite, Westerly, The Rialto, Plumwood Mountain, Eureka Street and the Red Room Company.

In 2022 Peter won the prestigious Manchester Poetry Prize and many of his poems have been shortlisted in Australian and International poetry competitions, including the Bridport, Blake, ACU, Fish, and Newcastle Poetry Prizes. Peter has also won the Harri Jones Memorial Prize, the South Coast Writers Centre Poetry Award, and the Red Room Company’s Poetry Object twice.


This poem was commission by Bundanon and the South Coast Writers Centre as part of the 2022 Bundanon Writers Week program.

Poets were invited to write a poem in response to works by Reuben Ernest Brown (Uncle Ben Brown) from the exhibition The River and the Sea


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