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From Waltz to Rock ‘n’ Roll single work   poetry   "From east to west the sun’s rich rays spread rampant self-esteem"
Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 From Waltz to Rock ‘n’ Roll
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    y separately published work icon Not Very Quiet Earth Poems no. 5 September 2019 17526366 2019 periodical issue poetry

    'My provocation as guest editor for this new issue of Not Very Quiet, ‘Earth Poems’, focused on the woman who ignited the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson. Carson alerted the world to the dangers of DDT and pointed out (in the mid-1960s) that ‘we live in an age of rising seas … a startling alteration of climate’. As I noted in the provocation, the springboard for Carson’s superb writing was her keen observation of, connection with, and deep love for the natural world.'  (Tricia Dearborn :Introduction to ‘Earth Poems')