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Alternative title: Wild : Poems Selected and Edited by Joan Fenney
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Wild
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'Join 159 poets from across Australia in an exhilarating and often surprising foray into the many facets of ‘wild’ - human, animal, environmental and metaphorical.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Epigraph: 'I want movement, not a calm course of existence. I want excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love...' Leo Tolstoy

Contents

* Contents derived from the Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,:Ginninderra Press , 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Joan Fenney , single work essay

'At the heart of every poet is a wildness to create - a braveness to put their innermost thoughts on paper. With a blank piece of paper, the poet goes into uncharted territory -  to imagine, to venture, to let words run wild. As Vincent Van Gogh said about the creative process, it is about letting go 'without limits'. (Introduction)

(p. 11-12)
Rhythm of the Nighti"I saw a child that danced the moon alight", Helene Castles , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Wild Threadi"The texture of love is loosely woven", Jude Aquilina , single work poetry (p. 16)
Calling to Wolvesi"Some days he's wide awake, his eyes sparking,", Sharon Kernot , single work poetry (p. 17)
See My Feathered Fingersi"Someone said, 'If my body were a temple'", Elaine Barker , single work poetry (p. 18)
The Vast Bluei"In the rare air of Timbuktu they once again", Kathryn Riding , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Maid (Cape Town in the 70s)i"I come into you home barefoot", Maureen Mendelowitz , single work poetry (p. 20)
A Dancei"as though climbing mount everest", Jenni Nixon , single work poetry (p. 21)
Ferali"Of course, one had to be elected", Geoff Page , single work poetry (p. 22)
Uncontrolledi"Adonis recumbent", Maureen Mitson , single work poetry (p. 23)
In Spaces betweeni"She sits meekly in the back,", Carolyn Masel , single work poetry (p. 24)
Brief Sketches of Members of the Kelly Gangi"Joe Byrne: balladeer, ladies' man,", Kevin Densley , single work poetry (p. 25)
The Railsi"when I go off the rails", John Malone , single work poetry (p. 26)
The Utterances of a Childi"Surely the song larks on the Hay plains heard your call", Cassandra J. O'Loughlin , single work poetry (p. 27)
Diva from Budapesti"At first", Jennifer Chrystie , single work poetry (p. 28)
Dancing in the Raini"A long time ago,", Margitta Acker , single work poetry (p. 29)
Respecting the Wildlifei"My grandfather", Melissa Bruce , single work poetry (p. 30)
Signsi"no sudden mist of rain from violet clouds", Laurie Brady , single work poetry (p. 31)
Boxed-Up Cornersi"She was a child", Myra King , single work poetry (p. 32)
Untamedi"In swift summers, we never stop scampering", Ann Simic , single work poetry (p. 33)

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Works about this Work

Afterword Stephen Matthews , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Wild 2018; (p. 186)
Introduction Joan Fenney , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Wild 2018; (p. 11-12)

'At the heart of every poet is a wildness to create - a braveness to put their innermost thoughts on paper. With a blank piece of paper, the poet goes into uncharted territory -  to imagine, to venture, to let words run wild. As Vincent Van Gogh said about the creative process, it is about letting go 'without limits'. (Introduction)

Introduction Joan Fenney , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Wild 2018; (p. 11-12)

'At the heart of every poet is a wildness to create - a braveness to put their innermost thoughts on paper. With a blank piece of paper, the poet goes into uncharted territory -  to imagine, to venture, to let words run wild. As Vincent Van Gogh said about the creative process, it is about letting go 'without limits'. (Introduction)

Afterword Stephen Matthews , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Wild 2018; (p. 186)
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