Lorraine Marwood

Award Winning Australian Poet & Writer

What is a poem?

It's a snatch of time
stilled, distilled, enriched.
It's an image
and a sensory experience.
It's a remembrance,
an ache, a wish.
From Celebrating Australia, a year in poetry

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grief, Katrina Nannestad, Leave Taking, UQP
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celebration, farming, grief, Peter Carnavas, UQP
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breast cancer, celebration, grief, inspiration, May Gibbs Literature trust, UQP., verse novel

Leave Taking
9780702260117

Children's Book

A new novel about belonging, loss and love from the celebrated author of Star Jumps, the 2010 winner of the Prime Ministers Award for Children’s Fiction.

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Celebrating Australia
9781925081022

Children's Book

Australia Day, Anzac Day, Boxing Day and the New Year. Babies and birthdays, families and feast days. So many special occasions! So much to celebrate. In this vibrant new poetry collection, Lorraine Marwood explores the many ways we celebrate in Australia.

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Guinea Pig Town
9781922077424

Children's Book

Guinea Pig Town and other animal poems. All creatures are celebrated in this collection of poetry by Lorraine Marwood.

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Note On The Door
9781921720611

Children's Book

In this collection of children’s poems, award-wining poet Lorraine Marwood provides snapshots of everyday family life.

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Imagery Poetry Technique

This is my signature poetry technique writing from imagery. I use it all the time in workshops with my students. It quickly produces amazing powerful results.

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Start Writing Poetry Technqiue

Enjoy teaching this writing poetry technique that is fun, taps into what the writer knows and shows the rudimentary differences between prose and poetry.

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Incident Poetry Technique

Incident poetry writing technique is really effective for getting students from Grade 3 to Grade 6 writing poems.

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Award winning author Lorraine Marwood offers writing workshops for children, teenagers, adults and professional development for teachers


First Light

Mucous strings,
even those from
a cow’s cudding jaw
have sunburnt glistenings
as first light
plays the harp
to all morning tasks.
From A Ute Picnic and other Australian poems