Anthony James Day

Biography

Anthony James Day is a freelance poet born in Brisbane in 1971. Anthony featured in a documentary titled "The Vagabond Poet", showcasing the poetry scene of Brisbane in the 1990's. Later Anthony gained notoriety for dancing in the mall outside Sanity Music in the Hobart mall (Tasmania), affectionately known as the Hobart Dancing Man.

Anthony wrote six volumes of poetry during his lifetime, which was sadly cut short due to suicide in 2003.

His poetry and legacy continue to be shared through the efforts of his friends and family.

Smashwords Interview

How many books did Anthony write?
Anthony wrote six books in total. He self-published the first, Universei in 1997. Along with these books Anthony wrote thousands of poems which he would share with the people he met on his travels.
Why are Anthony's books being published now?
Anthony left copies of his books with his youngest brother back in the late 90's. Fast forward to today and the internet has enabled e-books to be published and downloaded for free, so it is now possible to publish Anthony's work so it can be shared with the world again, as was his wish.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Anthony James Day online

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Videos

The Vagabond Poet
A video from 1996, featuring Anthony James Day, The Vagabond Poet. A great feature showcasing the poetry scene in Brisbane, QLD, Australia in the mid 1990's.

Series

The 7 Deadly Sins Collection
This collection comprises seven small books of poetry by Anthony James Day. Each book has poems which relate to a deadly sin. 7 deadly sins, 7 deadly books of poetry... 1 Deadly Poet.
Lust
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Gluttony
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Greed
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The Legacy Collection
The legacy collection comprised six books of poetry written by Anthony James Day. The first Universei - Poetry for Everyone was self published by Anthony before his life was cut short by suicide in 2003.

Books

Greed
Series: The 7 Deadly Sins Collection. Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Greed is the third book in the Seven Deadly Sins Collection. This collection comprises seven small books of poetry by Anthony James Day. Each book has poems which relate to a deadly sin. 7 Deadly Sins, 7 Deadly Books of Poetry... 1 Deadly Poet.
Gluttony
Series: The 7 Deadly Sins Collection. Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Gluttony is the second book released in the Seven Deadly Sins Collection. This collection comprises seven small books of poetry by Anthony James Day. Each book has poems which relate to a deadly sin. 7 Deadly Sins, 7 Deadly Books of Poetry... 1 Deadly Poet.
Lust
Series: The 7 Deadly Sins Collection. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Lust is the first book released in the Seven Deadly Sins Collection. This collection comprises seven small books of poetry by Anthony James Day. Each book has poems which relate to a deadly sin. 7 Deadly Sins, 7 Deadly Books of Poetry... 1 Deadly Poet.
The Final Pages, The Last Words of A.J.DAY.
Series: The Legacy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The last book of poetry by Anthony James Day, The final pages, his last words, his final seven pages... Life's sad chronicle.
Unfaithfully Yours - Poetry Sugar Free
Series: The Legacy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The fifth book of poetry written by Anthony James Day. Themes include the nature of time, friendship and love.
Dana-v - Another empty inkwell
Series: The Legacy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The 4th book written by Anthony James Day. In a change of style for Anthony this collection of work reads like a series of small letters, observations, opinions and memories. Topics covered include past relationships, suicide, dreams and the meaning of self!
Don't Judge This Book By It's Cover - Looking for the perfect word
Series: The Legacy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 25,410. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Don't Judge This Book By It's Cover - Looking for the perfect word is the third book of poetry written by Anthony James Day, and the second released posthumously. Continuing the themes from Anthony's other works, topics covered include love, hate, belief and death.
ARTISHA - Lonely Letters
Series: The Legacy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: Australian English. Published: June 4, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
ARTISHA - Lonely Letters is the second book of poetry published by Anthony James Day. Released 15 years after Anthony's death due to suicide, the themes include love, hate, hope and commercialisation. Many of the poems are written as letters to past lovers and friends.
Universei - Poetry for Everyone
Series: The Legacy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Universei - Poetry for everyone is a self published book by Anthony James Day. Themes of the poems include love, hate, anger and the meaning of life.

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