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Ode to Mortality Composed on the W90 single work   poetry   "Should I pay ‘handsome weeping boys’ to wipe my tears, should I"
  • Author:agent Jill Jones
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Ode to Mortality Composed on the W90
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  • Author's note: Words or phrases in quotes in second last stanza are from William Wordsworth’s, ‘Intimations of Immortality’, and Frank O’Hara’s, ‘In Memory of My Feelings’. The poem also quotes from Kenneth Slessor’s ‘Country Towns’. The interview with Hera Lindsay Bird referred to was published online in i-D on 24 August 2016. The Napier Building is part of the University of Adelaide. Max Harris and Geoffrey Dutton, two of the co-founders of Angry Penguins, studied at the University of Adelaide.

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    y separately published work icon Tincture Journal no. 18 Winter 2017 11378608 2017 periodical issue

    'In last issue’s editorial, Daniel Young wrote about his “recent preoccupation with landscape metaphors”, and while writing this editorial it was impossible for me not to be preoccupied with landscape: Tropical Cyclone Debbie made landfall as a category four system on 28 March near Airlie Beach, approximately 480 kilometres north of Rockhampton, where I live. Subsequently, the Fitzroy River flooded, peaking on 6 April at 8.75 metres.' (Stuart Barnes : Editorial introduction)

    pg. 14-15
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