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y separately published work icon Enfolded in the Wings of a Great Darkness selected work   poetry  
  • Author:agent Peter Boyle http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/boyle-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Enfolded in the Wings of a Great Darkness
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'Enfolded in the Wings of a Great Darkness represents a new departure in my writing. It is a single book-length poem made up of fragments and shorter pieces in varied styles that build towards the last line, which is the book's title. I have aimed at a sparse, open simplicity in this book, a clarity and brevity sufficient to carry the weight of the space I am now in, with my illnesses, my partner's cancer and the acute sense of time's limits. The poems question what it might mean to live and write in the immediate knowledge of death, what response we can find when out of the blue we, or the one we love, are told we have a very limited time, three or five years, to live. At the artistic as well as the personal level, there is also a need for balance in the work, as beauty, tenderness, the presence of the natural world, light as well as dark, insist on their place in the poem.'

Source: Author's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Vagabond Press , 2019 .
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      Extent: 80p.p.
      ISBN: 9781925735048
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