“What I find about your work is the simplicity and clear and understanding meanings which touch deep down into my heart.”
To open the pages of a book by Peter Bowes is to enter a quintessentially Australian world, but one that is also universal.
“The most exacting test of whether work is a fit subject for poetry is to ask whether poetry can capture and transmute the emotional encounters of work.”
“I knew that I wanted to write a series of poems about what it is to be human through the lens of work and activity.”
Congratulations to Chris Moran whose life and poetry have been featured in a great article on the MS Trust website.
‘I saw that he had also stopped his madness and was looking over the heads that thronged between us – seeking me out.’