Review

Tom Petsinis' new collection of sonnets take in Melbourne's first lockdown, and all that came after

By Geoff Page
November 12 2021 - 1:00pm
Picture: Shutterstock
  • Isolation, by Tom Petsinis. Arcadia, $22.

The 2020-2021 Covid lockdown, especially in Melbourne, has been especially productive for poets, forced to stay inside, meditating on their art and practising it more than they might have otherwise. Almost all of them have a "virus" poem or two but few would have a whole book of them.

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