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  • Author: Martin Harrison http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harrison-martin
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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  • Appears in:
    y Southerly The Poetry Issue vol. 69 no. 3 2010 Z1678654 2010 periodical issue 2010 pg. 107-109
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poems 2010 Robert Adamson (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1745202 2010 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units)

    'Selected by one of Australia's most acclaimed poets, this inspired collection captures the richness and scope of present-day Australian verse. It features innovative and exciting poems - many published here for the first time - from our best-known poets as well as daring and insightful works from rising stars.

    Together they create a lively sense of conversation, of voices criss-crossing the continent, exploring the many themes that animated and inspired the nation's poets in 2010.' (From the Publisher's website)

    Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010
    pg. 101-103
  • Appears in:
    y Happiness Martin Harrison , Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2015 8587102 2015 selected work poetry

    'Martin Harrison (1949-2014) prepared and delivered this final manuscript at the end of a prolific creative life. With the vulnerability of a lover, the poet peels back one cover of truth after another; reckless for the evidence of the senses, he sifts light, sound, and smell. Poems like the skin of a world: breathing, walking, touching. Martin Harrison's culminating poetic achievement is a crossing over - stylistically, thematically, emotionally. Mapping the tragic chiasmus of love and death, it finally asserts the transcendent power of poetry to bear witness, to join us in a greater communion. Cosmopolitan and local, these triumphs of a 'late style' remind us what poetry is when its mastery allows the irony of existence to walk naked and to exult. ' (Publication summary)

    Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2015
    pg. 18-20
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