Small single work   poetry   "We have no gentle name"
  • Author: Jan Owen
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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The poem addresses (possibly the idea or thought of) a miscarried, aborted, or stillborn embryo.


  • First line in Poems 1980-2008 : 'We have no tender name'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y LiNQ Literature in North Queensland vol. 28 no. 1 May 2001 Z939715 2001 periodical issue 2001 pg. 50
  • Appears in:
    y Poems : 1980-2008 Jan Owen , Elwood : John Leonard Press , 2008 Z1526900 2008 selected work poetry Elwood : John Leonard Press , 2008 pg. 250
  • Appears in:
    y Motherlode : Australian Women's Poetry 1986 - 2008 Jennifer Harrison (editor), Kate Waterhouse (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1592305 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'Motherlode portrays the story of children and mothers from the perspective of women and their social and emotional contexts.' (The editors) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 91
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