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Bibliophile | Maddie Godfrey’s How To Be Held will hold you close

How To Be Held Maddie Godfrey Burning Eye Books Poetry, at its most potent, lingers. How To Be Held by Perth poet Maddie Godfrey certainly lingers long after the initial reading. The words within brim: with potency; with bravery; with belonging. This is the kind of poetry we need right now: compassionate; inventive; inclusive; full […]

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International Women’s Day | Refusing To Exist Quietly by Maddie Godfrey

Refusing To Exist Quietly    I am from a community of women who refuse to wilt like dying flowers, who braid ropes from their body hair and use it to pull each other up   I am from a community of women who rise with the resilience of their thighs   Thighs that are strong […]

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Fringe World Review | If My Body Was A Poem

If My Body Was A Poem | Paper Mountain | Until Jan 26 | ★ ★ ★ ★  If my body was a poem, it’d have all the vigour and verve of Maddie Godfrey’s debut Fringe World show, If My Body Was A Poem. In this bold work, Godfrey examines body shaming, body positivity, love, childhood, hope, despair, rape […]

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If my poem was a Fringe show: Maddie Godfrey on glorious healing

The Perth poetry scene has been growing magnificently in the past 18 months, so much so we now have a crop of cool literary talent hitting the national and global scene. Maddie Godfrey is one of these rising stars. At just 21, Godfrey has been a finalist in the Australian Poetry Slam, won a swag […]

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