Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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Notes

  • Author's note: These poems are a personal response to the etchings made by William Blake in 1793 to illustrate his 'Gates of Paradise' sequence. The titles in italics are quoted from Blake.

Includes

The Traveller Hasteth in the Evening i "The city trees shine with late, illusory gold,", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 165)
O Priest i "Professing celibacy", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 165)
Aged Ignorance i "Waiting under my face,", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 165)
Help! Help! i "And who were they to pray to", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 165)
I Want! I Want! i "I haven't learnt how not to want,", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 165)
My Son! My Son! i "Where is he tonight? In the high desert?", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 164)
The Female Martyr i "This is the danger of too much belief;", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 164)
At Length for Hatching i "Awkward in my body.", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 164)
Fire i "It is not orange-red, not ormolu.", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 164)
What is Man? i "Whether in the office tower, the dockside gantry", Mike Ladd , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 164)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin vol. 70 no. 4 Summer 2011 Z1830022 2011 periodical issue 2011 pg. 164-165
  • Appears in:
    y Invisible Mending Mike Ladd , Mile End : Wakefield Press , 2016 9284991 2016 selected work poetry short story essay

    'Mike Ladd's new collection, Invisible Mending ranges across genres including essay, memoir, short story and poetry. Based loosely on the ideas of scarring and healing, Invisible Mending extends from family intimacies to connection and disconnection in the Australian community, environmental damage and repair. It also has an international view. Parts of it were written at an artist's residency in Malaysia and while travelling through South America.' (Publication summary)

    Mile End : Wakefield Press , 2016
    pg. 89-90
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