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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 The Orchid Eye
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'A friend told me there were native orchids growing behind the Cascade Brewery in South Hobart. She reckoned they were growing in such ambitious numbers you had to be careful where you placed your foot, but days later, when I found the spot, I was certain my friend had made a mistake. The track was nothing more than a narrow scribble, a dusty trace of macropod traffic, and the scrub around it seemed equally desiccated – all white gums, baked earth and bleached leaf litter. I couldn’t imagine anything remarkable growing in such a listless place.' (Introduction)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Monthly no. 181 September 2021 22943574 2021 periodical issue 2021 pg. 42-47
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Breathing Space Jane Rawson (editor), Ben Walter (editor), Tasmania : Tasmanian Land Conservancy , 2021 25742143 2021 anthology poetry essay short story

    'Breathing Space is a book of essays, poems and stories about Tasmanians' changing relationship with nature, commissioned to mark the TLC's [Tasmanian Land Conservancy] 20th birthday.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Tasmania : Tasmanian Land Conservancy , 2021
    pg. 8-19
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