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Maria-Mercè in the Palm Grove single work   poetry   "I am dreaming: we are in a palm grove."
Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 Maria-Mercè in the Palm Grove
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  • Epigraph: To fate I am grateful for three gifts: to have been born a woman, from the working class and an oppressed nation, And the turbid azure of being three times a rebel. 'Division', Maria-Merce Marcal, translated by Sam Abrams

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Island Blue Ecologies no. 160 2020 20555298 2020 periodical issue 'The idea for the ‘blue ecologies’ theme that runs through much of this issue of Island was conceived on the ancestral lands of the Wodi Wodi people of the Dharawal Nation. It began with five writers sitting by North Wollongong Beach on a sunny spring morning, discussing ways in which we might turn what can often feel like a painfully solo, even solipsistic, activity – writing – into something more collaborative, more communal, more ecologically attuned. ' (Luke Johnson, Introduction)
    pg. 66
  • 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. 66 Section: Sweet Truth
    Note: Published without the epigraph.
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