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Poet Les Murray dies at 80 Poet Les Murray dies at 80

Poet Les Murray dies at 80

Tuesday 30 April 2019

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Les Murray, Australia’s unofficial poet laureate, passed away yesterday at the age of 80. A Catholic convert, his poems deal with religion, death, family, and art through the lens of rural Australia. Here is a piece we ran on him in 2013 in Kairos, Volume 24, Issue 6.  

 

 

 

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