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Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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'Pauline Brooks' poetry dances between the conversational voice which gives this volume its title, and one which...finds room for the more traditional resources of poetry, such as alliteration, repetition, and even, occasionally, rhyme.' Source : Speaking of ... (1999)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Nerrigundah Publishing , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Daughters of the House...i"The daughters of the house,", Pauline Brooks , 1995 single work poetry (p. 1)
With Birth We Begin...i"With birth we begin leaving mum behind.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 2)
Don't Want This...i"Don't want this old woman's body any more Old Man.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 3)
Money's Easy...i"Money's easy, always had too much.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 4)
Clonei"You devoted your life", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 5)
What's Another Child...i"What's another child more or less?", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Well That's My Excusei"Cruising through childhood,", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 8)
I Remember Reading...i"I remember reading people somewhere,", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 9)
VIP's Death Shocks the Worldi"Somehow I don't think so.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 11)
Just When...i"Just when", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Warningi"I know you talk about me,", Pauline Brooks , 1995 single work poetry (p. 13)
I'll Never Get to Heaven...i"Every time", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 14)
They Nag Constantly...i"They nag constantly.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 15)
Now That You're Going...i"Now that you're going,", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 16)
Now That...i"Now that :", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 17)
The Least We Can Doi"People all a-round us", Pauline Brooks , David Meyers (composer), 1999 single work lyric/song (p. 18-19)
Jonathoni"White gold hair and slender frame+", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 21)
Drowningi"Be-calmed on the", Pauline Brooks , David Meyers (composer), 1999 single work lyric/song (p. 22-23)
There's Nothing Wrong...i"There's nothing wrong with me you know.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 25)
Happened Again Last Night...i"Happened again last night.", Pauline Brooks , 1999 single work poetry (p. 26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Nerrigundah Publishing , 1999 .
      Extent: vii, 44pp.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Ken Gardiner (v)
      • Author's note: "The Status quo needs to be questioned everywhere, especially in our heads. I try to provide the glasses to look for the answers." (p.44)
      ISBN: 0957737505

Works about this Work

Performance in Providence at Poetry Slam Patricia Georgee , 2000 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 13 August 2000; (p. 55)
Performance in Providence at Poetry Slam Patricia Georgee , 2000 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 13 August 2000; (p. 55)
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