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'Mountains are constant but continually changing. Captive to the seasons, they reveal many faces: in winter shrouded in snow and mist, yet so visibly majestic in the summer months that they appear to touch the sky. Lost in clouds at times, so discernible at others. Places of solitude yet at the mercy of mountaineers who swarm them. Both revered and feared; mystical and earthy; elusive but tangible. Does the mystery of mountains lie in the many paradoxes that surround them?

'Join more than 150 poets from across Australia in a tantalising exploration of mountains around the world, real and imagined, literal and figurative.'  (Publication summary)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,:Ginninderra Press , 2019 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Mountain and the Eaglei"In liquid light on wooded slopes,", Ian McFarlane , single work poetry (p. 15)
Falleni"Faithfully I follow you up the trailing mountain peak", Mary Pomfret , single work poetry (p. 16)
A Question of Peaksi"Is a mountain range's sharp bone blade", Jude Aquilina , single work poetry (p. 17)
Biokova, Tucepi, Dalmatia, 1943i"The eyes of my mountain stare down to the sea", Ann Simic , single work poetry (p. 18)
A Discoveryi"The mountain path is too severe", Suzanne Edgar , single work poetry (p. 19)
At the Lookouti"Sweaty hands and a skip to the cool world outside the buss", Jeanell Buckley , single work poetry (p. 20)
Binna Burra, Not Byroni"I've no specific preference for 'the Sunshine State'", Jen Gibson , single work poetry (p. 21)
Grotto Pointi"You told me there was a special place,", Adele Jones , single work poetry (p. 22)
Lastours, Francei"Mist in the dawn swathes the Montagne Noire", Tracey A. Forbes , single work poetry (p. 23)
The Gullyi"the creek chatters with small rocks", Colleen Keating , single work poetry (p. 24)
No Killer Peaki"no conga line to death", Betty McKenzie-Tubb , single work poetry (p. 25)
Manus Island Detention Centrei"there are secrets in the mountains", Jill Gower , single work poetry (p. 26)
On the Road near Molongi"Wait for dusk when the boulders rooted in grassy dens", Cassandra J. O'Loughlin , single work poetry (p. 27)
Metamorphic Rocki"The rock is adamantine Grampian grey, curved and coloured", Anne M. Carson , single work poetry (p. 28)
How to Move Meenhii"Touch her, says the Wind. Bother her with sleek caresses,", Julie Thorndyke , single work poetry (p. 29)
Unseen Memoriesi"Slipping from the edge of the city", Airlie Jane Kirkham , single work poetry (p. 30)
Call of the Wildi"The secrets of mountains stretch from their bases to the far away tops", Jocelyn Munro , single work poetry (p. 31)
Mandela on Its Mindi"From up high", Virgilio Goncalves , single work poetry (p. 32)
Gannets and Rainbowsi"At sunrise on an April morning, in a hotel room,", Rose Helen Mitchell , single work poetry (p. 33)
Message in the Misti"Across the ages my spirit seeks out my highland ancestors", Adriana K. Wood , single work poetry (p. 34)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,: Ginninderra Press , 2019 .
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      Extent: 190p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 October 2019

      ISBN: 9781760418007

Works about this Work

From Whence We Derive Our Strength : Devika Brendon Reviews ‘Mountain Secrets’ — Edited by Joan Fenney Devika Brendon , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , September no. 29 2020;

— Review of Mountain Secrets 2019 anthology poetry
'I attended the launch of this beautiful anthology of poetry late last year. It was a warm day in early summer. The cicadas had started to hum, and the air was like molasses. A few weeks later, terrible bush fires raged through the region, devastating the landscape. People were advised to evacuate their homes. And a few weeks after that, a scourge of another kind — the terrible Coronavirus Covid19' (Introduction)
 
From Whence We Derive Our Strength : Devika Brendon Reviews ‘Mountain Secrets’ — Edited by Joan Fenney Devika Brendon , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , September no. 29 2020;

— Review of Mountain Secrets 2019 anthology poetry
'I attended the launch of this beautiful anthology of poetry late last year. It was a warm day in early summer. The cicadas had started to hum, and the air was like molasses. A few weeks later, terrible bush fires raged through the region, devastating the landscape. People were advised to evacuate their homes. And a few weeks after that, a scourge of another kind — the terrible Coronavirus Covid19' (Introduction)
 
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