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A poem [...] can be a message in a bottle, sent
out in the – not always greatly hopeful – belief that
somewhere and sometime it could wash up on
land, on heartland perhaps.
– Paul Celan
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yA Kinder SeaFelicity Plunkett,
St Lucia:University of Queensland Press,2020186104602020selected work poetry 'A Kinder Sea explores the sea as sanctuary, hoard and repository. It is composed of sequences – love letters, elegies, narratives and odes – it looks outwards from the intimate to take in others' lives and voices, remaking form and craft. Felicity Plunkett's remarkable poems balance wrack and loss with vitality, resilience and beauty.' (Publication summary)St Lucia:University of Queensland Press,2020