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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Nocturn
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Notes

  • This poem is in two numbered parts.
  • Blake Prize 2013 Judges’ Comments

    This lyric free verse poem takes for its subject love in the Divine, intimate form. The lineation is sculptural, the diction and phrasing are unique and exquisite, evoking devotion in a spiritual sense. The tone is one of tenderness, the images are lucid and arresting, and the spiritual is

    addressed through concrete representations of love. The metaphysical argument of love, its narratives and philosophy are viscerally embedded with sensitivity and at times, with a whimsical irony.

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First known date: 2013
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    y separately published work icon Blake Prize The Blake Society , Sydney : The Blake Society , 2007 Z1676356 2007 website

    Website for the Blake Prize. The Blake Prize was established in 1951 for 'works of art that explore the subject of religious awareness and spirituality.' Awards also include the John Coburn Award, for emerging artists; the Blake Prize for Human Justice, for art that addresses issues of human justice, and the Blake Poetry Prize. The Prize is managed by the Blake Society.

    Source: Blake Prize website, www.blakeprize.com.au (Sighted 17/03/2010)

    Sydney : The Blake Society , 2007

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