My Teacher’s Name is Love by Victor Marsh

My teacher’s name is love: some poems for Prem by Victor Marsh

Clouds of Magellan Press – POETRY – 2022 – 76pp.


A collection of poems examining love, self, devotion, and opening to a wider cosmos. Whimsical, meditative, rapturous, these poems are a contemporary expression of spirit.

there, wobbling on the wire
of my neighbour’s rooftop

backlit against
the early summer

this young magpie riffs,
delirious with the possibilities
of joy

Victor Marsh is the author of Mr Isherwood Changes Trains: Christopher Isherwood and the Search for the ‘Home Self’; the memoir The Boy in the Yellow Dress; and Speak Now: Australian Perspectives on Same-Sex Marriage (editor).

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ISBN: 978-0-6453531-8-1 paperback

ISBN: 978-0-6453531-9-8 – ebook

ISBN: 978-0-6453531-7-4 – hardback