19th Birthday single work   poetry   "He was naked somewhere"
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 19th Birthday
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    y Guide to Sydney Rivers Les Wicks (editor), Susan Adams (editor), Sydney : Meuse Press , 2015 8897291 2015 anthology poetry

    'Sydney is known most widely for its harbours and beaches, deservedly so.

    'However, it also has a significant number of rivers and their tributaries which are collectively closer to the lives of the majority of Sydneysiders.This ebook captures some of the unique qualities of these ecosystems and the people who live near them.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Sydney : Meuse Press , 2015
    pg. 63

    Extensively revised from original publication in Grey Sparrow Journal:

    • seven stanzas (eight in the original)
    • focal character becomes Jamal (Jim in the original)
    • extensive alterations to lines
    • variation in first line: 'He imagined himself naked somewhere'.
Last amended 18 Sep 2015 10:17:57