Paradise Beach single work   poetry   "Dice and madness"
  • Author: Dorothy Porter
Issue Details: First known date: 1984 1984
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  • Appears in:
    y The Night Parrot Dorothy Porter , Wentworth Falls : Black Lightning Press , 1984 Z359102 1984 selected work poetry Wentworth Falls : Black Lightning Press , 1984 pg. 51-57
  • Appears in:
    y Thylazine no. 2 2000 Z903117 2000 periodical issue 2000
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    y Harbour City Poems : Sydney in Verse, 1788-2008 Martin Langford (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1590539 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'From colonial origins to vibrant metropolis, Sydney has been portrayed with great liveliness and precision by its poets. This anthology's range extends from the foot of the Blue Mountains through the suburban heartlands to the harbour and the beach, incorporating numerous - and often conflicting - interpretations and images of the city. This is the first collection of Sydney-specific poems for twenty years. It includes such classics as Slessor's "Five Bells" and favourites like "Clancy of the Overflow" as well as a generous selection of very contemporary work and older verse tracing back to the town's verse.' (Publisher's blurb) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 175-181
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    y Love Poems Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1728537 2010 selected work poetry 'Dorothy Porter writes about love, sex, heartbreak and desire like no one else. Love Poems collects her most powerful love poetry: portraits of longing and infatuation, of bliss, passion, uncertainty and devotion. It includes extracts from her award-winning and best-selling verse novels, as well as poems and lyrics spanning her whole career.' (From the publisher's website.) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 pg. 79-86
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    y The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Ink Press , 2013 6049379 2013 selected work poetry

    'Dorothy Porter was one of Australia’s truly original writers, renowned for her passionate, offbeat poetry and verse novels. The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter draws from her life’s work to present the many facets of Porter the poet, from stretching the fabric of ancient mythology to delving into the beauty of the natural world, or inking an intimate message on your heart. This elegant hardback, a companion volume to The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray, is the perfect gift for Porter fans and newcomers alike. (Publisher's blurb)

    Collingwood : Black Ink Press , 2013
    pg. 46-51
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