Michael Farrell's choices:
πO (or Pi O) - Big Numbers: New and Selected Poems by πO (or Pi O) (Collective Effort Press)
fantastic book by local genius (i.e. melbourne, australia). someone who knows how to sue punctuation for both sound & comic effect. includes greek australian dialogues; concrete poems; number poems .. it might seem a bit expensive at $AUS39.60 but its a fat book full of history, humour and language. theres never been a better time to buy australian poetry - our dollars worth virtually nothing!
Patrick Jones and Peter O'Mara's How To Do Words With Things (Tree-Elbow Publishing) is a post-god, post-genre sandwiching of manifesto and poetry featuring 'freedragging' film stills, conceptual maps, ads-as-vispo, math as emotion.
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Michael Farrell has published 3 books: ode ode (Salt, 2002); BREAK ME OUCH - graphic poems (3 Deep, 2006); and a raiders guide (Giramondo, 2008). He is included in The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry, edited by John Kinsella (Penguin, 2008).