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Topic archives: Ballad of the Outer Life

Melbourne Writers Festival 2009 diary part five: words like triangles (a further experiment in the confessional)

August 25, 2009 8

This post is a creative, experimental mash-up of personal experience plus one of the poems Bernhard Schlink read on Sunday 23 August in RMIT Capitol Theatre, in a session called ‘Pleasure and Pain: Poetry and the Body’ at Melbourne Writers Festival. The poem is called ‘Ballad of the Outer Life’ or ‘Ballade des auBeren Lebens’, and is by […]