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Rot single work   poetry   "Why do we call them birds of prey?"
Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Rot
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  • Epigraph:

    ...I can't stop my distress

    at their insouciance if the carcass

    they maraud is gazelle, child, or rabid dog.

    'Vultures', Judith Beveridge

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Poetry Journal Resist! vol. 9 no. 1 2019 19135762 2019 periodical issue 2019 pg. 36
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A Thousand Crimson Blooms Eileen Chong , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2021 20534205 2021 selected work poetry

    'Eileen Chong’s luminous poetry examines the histories – personal, familial and cultural – that form our identities and obsessions.

    'A Thousand Crimson Blooms is a deepening of her commitment to a poetics of sensuous simplicity and complex emotions, even as she confronts the challenges of infertility or fraught mother–daughter relations. Entwined throughout are questions of migration and belonging.

    'Viewed as a whole, this collection is a field of flowers, aflame with light.'' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2021
    pg. 49 Section: Griefs
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