Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

Article Title

Hyde Park, Perth


This poem explores the past and present history of Hyde Park in Perth and the meaning of this landscape, in its various manifestations over time, for its users. The poem was conceived as a triptych, with all three sections visible simultaneously. A version of the poem in this form is submitted (in landscape format). A version in portrait format is also submitted, in case it is not possible to publish the landscape format

Author Biography

Rita Tognini lives in WA and writes poetry and short fiction. Her poetry has been published in Australian Poetry Anthology, Creatrix, Imago, Fremantle Arts Review, Overland, Uneven Floor and Westerly. Rita has won prizes and commendations for her poems and short fiction. Rita has a Ph.D in Applied Linguistics, has worked as a teacher in secondary schools and in universities, and as a public servant. She visits Italy often and speaks Italian.


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