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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Music for Broken Instruments
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'Once A.S. Patric’s debut poetry collection Music for Broken Instruments gets tossed, and tumbles into your bloodstream, don’t fret that the pin’s been pulled on this grenade. The anticipation of the explosion is a sublime act of destruction.

'Ripping the fogged sunglasses from our faces with “drop a brick / into your soul” ... “as God bawls down / from his brawling bar”, Patric slaps us across the mouth. Wake up! This is the real stuff, friends!

'So much so that if Patric’s ever backed into a corner, you know damn well the Black Rider’s got his back. ‘Cause when Patric says something like “then you can look at the whales and smile knowingly / be an expert on why they insist on beaching / themselves / just when you were about to relax / and have a daydream / about daydreaming”, there’s nothing left to do but live wide-eyed and brazen and to raise our glasses and pledge love and loyalty to each other.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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    • Perth, Western Australia,: Black Rider Press , 2010 .
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      Link: 17346301Full text document Sighted: 11/09/2019
      Extent: 23p.
      • Published May 26th 2010 

      Series: y separately published work icon Black Rider Lyrics Western Australia : Black Rider Press , 2010-2014 18168955 2010 series - publisher poetry A series of short chapbooks of contemporary Australian poetry. Number in series: 1
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