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OUTinPerth Poetry Challenge

OUTinPerth Poetry Challenge

Here’s our challenge, create a poem of your own by using the words and pictures in this issue of OUTinPerth. Cut it up, tear it up, find the letters and words that you need and then stick them into place like a classic ransom note, just like Graeme’s ode to Ricki-Lee at the top of the […]

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QUIZ: Got To Pick a Poet or Two

QUIZ: Got To Pick a Poet or Two

Here’s a little game from our poetry feature in the October issue. How many famous LGBTIQ poets from throughout history can you identify using only these brief dossiers? We’ll reveal the identities at the end of the month.   1. Born in Glasgow in 1955, I am the first woman and first openly LGBT individual to hold the position […]

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Perth’s queer poets of the future

Poetry is a peculiar beast. Simultaneously intelligent, difficult, raw, emotional and insightful, it is the bane of most people who had to struggle through it in high school. But those same people probably found some comfort in writing poetry during adolescence, such is the crafts charm. And while said poetry may have never measured up […]

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