Gestures single work   poetry   "October 17th. J says she's tired of Russian local politics and"
Is part of Doll Jan Owen 2008 sequence poetry
  • Author: Jan Owen http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/owen-jan
Issue Details: First known date: 1992 1992
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The smallest Russian babushka doll is tired of 'the politics of size' and reading modern poetry complaining of emptiness. She wonders if the 'little box' in a poem might be her 'real' mother.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin vol. 51 no. 1 Autumn 1992 Z602877 1992 periodical issue 1992 pg. 162
  • Appears in:
    y Night Rainbows Jan Owen , Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1994 Z91527 1994 selected work poetry humour satire Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1994 pg. 28
  • Appears in:
    y Poems : 1980-2008 Jan Owen , Elwood : John Leonard Press , 2008 Z1526900 2008 selected work poetry Elwood : John Leonard Press , 2008 pg. 109-110
    Note: First line: She's tired of party politics
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