Kali from Abroad single work   poetry   "Kali, you are the poster-goddess, sticking out your black"
Alternative title: Kālī from Abroad
Is part of Vishvarupa Michelle Cahill 2009 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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  • Author's note: Kala means black, death. Her cult dates from 600 AD

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2009
  • Appears in:
    y Contemporary Asian Australian Poets Michelle Cahill (editor), Kim Cheng Boey (editor), Adam Aitken (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2013 6169988 2013 anthology poetry (taught in 3 units)

    This ground-breaking anthology collects poems written by Australian poets who are migrants, their children, and refugees of Asian heritage, spanning work that covers over three decades of writing. Inclusive of hitherto marginalised voices, these poems explore the hyphenated and variegated ways of being Asian Australian, and demonstrate how the different origins and traditions transplanted from Asia have generated new and different ways of being Australian. This anthology highlights the complexity of Asian Australian interactions between cultures and languages, and is a landmark in a rich, diversely-textured and evolving story. Timely and proactive this anthology fills existing cultural gaps in poetic expressions of home, travel, diaspora, identity, myth, empire and language. [from Trove]

    Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2013
    pg. 74
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