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Reader Submissions

Well-Known Corners of the People

Welcome to our 2020 Reader Submissions space!

Open Call

Submit poem
Click here to submit your own 'Well-Known Corners' poem
Terms and Conditions:
  1. poems will be thematically connected to the concept of 'home'
  2. poems must be no longer than thirty(30) lines
  3. multiple entries per poet will be considered, but only one entry per poet may be published


A selection of reader submissions published here will also be considered for publication in the literary journal, Meniscus, run by the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP)

entry is free ~ authors retain all copyright to their work ~ poems in all languages encouraged (accompanying English translations welcome, but not necessary)
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The Circumnavigation of Nothing

David Adès

Içime yolculuk/Journey to the inner me

Ahmet Barut

home town

Jean Bohuslav

COVID Northcote

Edward Caruso

Vinyl and Fleece



Lisa Collyer


Lawdenmarc Decamora

Blue books

Anne Elvey

Another Day

Matt Hetherington

Langit terbelah

Slyvia Kin

During a blackout

Penelope Layland

Currumbin Alley

Rosanna Licari

Oratorio at Bowen Creek

Fiona McIlroy

Corona -Vorona Days-Ways

Sandeep Kumar Mishra

Covid Days

Gerardo Papalia

Canterbury Tales

Gregory Piko

You Were Once Nine

Rebecca Ruvinsky

A waiting hibiscus

Kashiana Singh


Carmel Summers

Scattered Stars

Van Su Yun


Nina Woodrow


John Bartlett

Our back yard

J V Birch

karuna: a numbers poem

Henry Briffa

Window Sill

Veronica Cassiane

A Wealth of Yellow

Anne Collins


Angela Costi

Homing Pigeon

Patrick Deeley


Philip Greenall


Neva Kastelic


Ranjitha Krishna

Ready for the waves

Minsing Leong


Valencia Long

The Slow Train Forward

Andrew Melrose

Hard Borders: On Never Getting to Adelaide

Michael O’Connor

Love and Lockdown

Vasilka Pateras

home bodies

Sandra Renew

Through the window

Leni Shilton


Melinda Smith

Too Quiet To Sleep

Melvin Tan

Poem for R and C

Olga Walker

In Bed With _____

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé