A Lament for the Third Millennium single work   poetry   "Their days came down with darkness,"
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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  • Dedication: For Indigenous Australians and hope for a reconciled future, following the Australian Parliament's Sorry Day on Wednesday 13th February 2008.

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  • Appears in:
    y Voice : A Journal of Comment and Review no. 25 March 2008 Z1493396 2008 periodical issue 2008 pg. 55
  • Appears in:
    y The Shapes of Light : Rediscovering Poetry in a Post-poetic Age Ian McFarlane , Port Adelaide : Ginninderra Press , 2014 7134176 2014 selected work poetry

    'Why has poetry fallen so sadly by the literary wayside of our hectic digital age? An age, if ever there was one, needing the kind of humanising empathy that readable (and quotable) poetry can provide. One of the central problems facing poetry today is that we seem to have forgotten (in some cases, perhaps deliberately) its link to the emotional cadence of music, and when that link is broken the light fails. These 'shapes of light' seek rediscovery, and their only claim is one of honesty - emotionally, intellectually and spiritually.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Port Adelaide : Ginninderra Press , 2014
    pg. 52
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