Glitter & gold

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  • Published 20220428
  • ISBN: 978-1-922212-71-9
  • Extent: 264pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Listen to Sachém Parkin-Owens read his poem ‘Glitter & gold’ accompanied by world-renowned beatboxer Tom Thumb.

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Sachém Parkin-Owens

Musician & Poet

Sachém Parkin-Owens is a rapper, singer and spoken-word poet. He won the Brisbane City Council Best Original Song award in 2020 and the Oodgeroo...

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