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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Letter to Beethoven
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon When Sky Becomes the Space Inside Your Head Ed Wright , Z1914605 2012 selected work poetry

    The poems in When Sky Becomes the Space Inside Your Head are a series of lyrical meditations that play with the relationship of inner states to the outside world, of individuals to others. These poems are accessible, welcoming even as they present troubling ideas as flashes in the sideshow of the mind. Wright's lyricism is one that questions its own values, the possibility of transcendence, and of using words to try and achieve it. Even if the poems build toward transcendent gestures, on arrival they often manifest as a pleasant emptiness, the post-coital lull that follows the unruly intensity of poetic thought. The epiphany is often a return to the everyday.


     
    Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2012
    pg. 65
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A Slow Combusting Hymn : Poetry from and About Newcastle and the Hunter Region in Newcastle Christopher Kelen (editor), Jean Kent (editor), Macao : Flying Island Books , 2014 9230508 2014 anthology poetry Macao : Flying Island Books , 2014 pg. 309
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  • Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales,
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