Amelia Walker

Amelia Walker

Amelia Walker

Amelia Walker is a twenty three year old writer and nurse from Adelaide, Australia. She began performing her poetry in pubs and cafes when she was sixteen and has been heavily involved in the spoken word community ever since, performing at events such as the Big Day Out (SA), the Overload Poetry Festival (VIC), the This Is Not Art Festival (NSW), the Queensland Poetry Festival, the WA Spring Poetry Festival and the SA Writers Festival.

You and Me and Dora Maar, poem by Amelia Walker

You wear red shoes to the Picasso exhibition.
I keep reminding myself, Look at the art...

Picasso never smiles in photographs
(appropriate for somebody so famous, so dead)
so many photographs -Dora's photographs-
this is her exhibition too.

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Rhapsody, by Amelia Walker

i go walking on a new spring morning of naked sunlight and changing breeze... and i am a new spring morning of naked sunlight and changing breeze...

...moving through outer-city backstreets... fancy white fences, discarded fits... i am the outer city backstreets... fancy, white, discarded... backstreets, fences, fits...

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