Bush Slam (ABC)

Bush Slam, a great resource for teaching Australian poetry is available now for free download (for a limited time) from the ABC website:

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/bushslam/video.htm

Bush Slam puts poets and poetry in motion across Australia to discover the true spirit of the country.
Our host H.G. Nelson (Greig Pickhaver) is at the wheel of the Bush Slam bus, each week taking two very different poets to explore a rural community and meet its people. Each is given just three days to capture the heart of the town in verse – and then the tricky bit, to perform their work before the locals in a live head-to-head poetry slam for a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down!
Together, their writing covers a vast spectrum of styles, from bush poetry, to country, to hip hop.

Episodes 1-4 (of 6) can currently be downloaded as WMV or MP4 files.  Enjoy!

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