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Morning Walk at Tamborine single work   poetry   "Delicate subconscious of the forest"
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Morning Walk at Tamborine
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Idiom 23 vol. 5 no. 1 January/February 1992 6746758 1992 periodical issue 1992 pg. 47
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Green Dance : Tamborine Mountain Poems Jena Woodhouse , Tamborine : Calanthe Press , 2018 14349807 2018 selected work poetry

    'For the best part of a decade, from the early 1980s to the early 1990s, my family and I were included in the informal list of house guests at Abydos, Dr Val Vallis's rainforest retreat at The Knoll, North Tamborine. Dr Vallis (1916-2009), who preferred to be known as Val, a distinguished poet and Reader in English in what was then the University of Queensland's English Department, had been a friend and mentor to me during my undergraduate years. Val's offer to lend me the key to Abydos was a gift that opened the way to a place of profound natural beauty, inspiration and creativity, and the poems in this Tamborine Mountain collection, Green Dance, are the direct result of that magnanimous gesture.' (Foreword introduction)

    Tamborine : Calanthe Press , 2018
    pg. 11
Last amended 23 Aug 2018 07:35:17
  • Mount Tamborine, Tamborine area, Beaudesert - Tamborine - Rathdowney area, South East Queensland, Queensland,
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