Dragons' Teeth single work   poetry   "Shaped by optimism, the vase"
  • Author: Jan Owen http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/owen-jan
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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The top-heavy vase bearing three ugly 'dragon heads' falls over during the owners' final furious quarrel. Later the writer gathers up fragments of terracotta teeth, the smallest cost of the happiness that has gone bad.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Timedancing Jan Owen , Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 2002 Z1002721 2002 selected work poetry Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 2002 pg. 51
  • Appears in:
    y Poems : 1980-2008 Jan Owen , Elwood : John Leonard Press , 2008 Z1526900 2008 selected work poetry Elwood : John Leonard Press , 2008 pg. 194
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