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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Broken Ground
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'Borrowing from the title of his Bruce Dawe prize-winning poem, Steve Armstrong’s wonderful first collection is ‘a cracked and weathered prayer’. These are questing, generous poems, filled with grace and vulnerability, and reading them is like taking a walk through a magical and yet familiar landscape, a walk haunted by memory, grief, longing and hope. Highly recommended.

– Lisa Brockwell

'The intimate territory Armstrong walks attends to the wider world—in particular, wild country, forest and field, river and ridge. But also the suburbs, the kitchen, the realms of the everyday. He writes the places in themselves, and he writes them as analogues, metaphors, for the geographies of the self. His is a poetry of landscape, desire, memory, love, lust and loss. Of delight and dilemma. He is a diviner. From the broken ground he draws the sacred.

– Mark Tredinnick' (Publisher's summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Nedlands, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 120p.p.
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      • Published June 2018.

      ISBN: 9781742589855
      Series: y separately published work icon UWAP Poetry Club Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2016- 10166627 2016 series - publisher poetry

Works about this Work

Cassandra Atherton Reviews Broken Ground by Steve Armstrong Cassandra Atherton , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , April 2019;

— Review of Broken Ground Steve Armstrong , 2018 selected work poetry
Broken and Open, Cycling and Re-cycling : Poetry of the Australian Rural Landscape Now Amelia Walker , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs , April vol. 23 no. 1 2019;

— Review of Open Door John Kinsella , 2018 selected work poetry ; Broken Ground Steve Armstrong , 2018 selected work poetry ; Rondo Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 2018 selected work poetry
Ivy Ireland Reviews Steve Armstrong Ivy Ireland , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 89 2019;

— Review of Broken Ground Steve Armstrong , 2018 selected work poetry
Ivy Ireland Reviews Steve Armstrong Ivy Ireland , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 89 2019;

— Review of Broken Ground Steve Armstrong , 2018 selected work poetry
Broken and Open, Cycling and Re-cycling : Poetry of the Australian Rural Landscape Now Amelia Walker , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs , April vol. 23 no. 1 2019;

— Review of Open Door John Kinsella , 2018 selected work poetry ; Broken Ground Steve Armstrong , 2018 selected work poetry ; Rondo Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 2018 selected work poetry
Cassandra Atherton Reviews Broken Ground by Steve Armstrong Cassandra Atherton , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , April 2019;

— Review of Broken Ground Steve Armstrong , 2018 selected work poetry
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