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The ‘Special Needs’ of Poetry — July 25, 2017
In Collaboration With Max — January 19, 2017

In Collaboration With Max

In Collaboration with Max is poetry composed by Max Lewis and Rebecca Sullivan. Max experiences autism as well as delayed intellectual and physical growth. Max’s poetics is experimental and he can be heard expressing himself in venues across Melbourne. Rebecca and Max collaborate to advocate for the voice of differently abled poets. A selection of poems from In Collaboration with Max were first Published in Southerly Literally Journal 76.2

In Collaboration with Max includes 9 poems and a Poetics Blue Print titled The ‘Special Needs’ of Poetry.

A recital of a small selection of the collaboration is viewed here

A recital  of a selection of the collaborative poems with improvised jazz is found here

The audio versions of all poems in the collaboration are found below.

Poetics Blue Print – The ‘Special Needs’ of Poetry

a road map

voice

noise

advise

deliberation

the body of print

pitching

a song

Max sings a song here

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