A Paltry Thing single work   poetry   "This man who must be ninety,"
Is part of Four Poems About Death and Age John Foulcher 2012 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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  • Appears in:
    y The Sunset Assumption John Foulcher , World Square : Pitt Street Poetry , 2012 Z1876660 2012 selected work poetry World Square : Pitt Street Poetry , 2012 pg. 24
  • Appears in:
    y Falling and Flying : Poems on Ageing Judith Beveridge (editor), Susan Ogle (editor), Blackheath : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2015 8829655 2015 anthology poetry

    'Falling and Flying: Poems of Ageing is the first collection of its kind to be published in Australia. The editors have selected a broad range of Australian poems which explore the universal experience and effects of ageing. Whether the poets are witnessing themselves or their parents and friends succumb to the years, they speak with great precision and insight into illness, frailty, death, loss, grief, and retirement as well as the joys and the wisdom that late maturity can bring. There is humour as well as sadness in this fine and important collection, which includes the work of some of Australia’s best loved poets, a volume to be cherished by readers of any age.' (Publication summary)

    Blackheath : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2015
    pg. 56
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