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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Language of Compassion : Poetry from the Second ACU Literature Prize
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'The poems are a selection of entries for the second ACU Literature Prize in 2014, judged by Professor Kevin Hart. The theme of the competition was The Language of Compassion.' (Source: NLA catalogue)


* Contents derived from the North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Australian Catholic University , 2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Parting Glassi"the act is simple enough", Reneé Pettitt-Schipp , single work poetry (p. 1-2)
Pristella Maxillarisi"There's a man, dead, not far from the concrete ankles", Vanessa Page , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Bad House Guestsi"They don't make the bed, but then, that's fair", Lyndon Walker , single work poetry (p. 5)
Haikus for Hiroshima, Christopher Breach , selected work poetry (p. 6-8)
Laika and Olegi"Metal walls, the only smell is chemical,", Lisa Brockwell , single work poetry (p. 9-11)
The Economy of Lips : Revolutioni"They criticised the girls", A. Frances Johnson , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Fronti"Caring for the wounded?", A. Frances Johnson , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Late Spring Snow, Renoi"There is nothing so unbearable, so maddening, as the mystery", Mark Tredinnick , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Panici"Rain has painted out the top of Snake Hill", Mark Tredinnick , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Weedingi"She works the garden", Mark Tredinnick , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
A Conversation with Prisoner 8274 at Torah Prison Farmi"I walk across green paddocks. Wind whips at my skin", E. A. Gleeson , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Are You Going to Leave Me Like This?i"Tomorrow it will be winter and I will make myself a fire", Jo Gardiner , single work poetry (p. 24-27)
Meditation on the Last Moments of Mrs Khaligyi"Now that I am drowning,", Andrew Lawson , single work poetry (p. 28-30)
The Conscious Seeing of the Wakefuli"The day, still approaching,", Kristen Lang , single work poetry (p. 31-33)
Dictionaryi"Fourteen hundred years ago, King Ethelbert of Kent", Anne Benjamin , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Keepers of the Dead I Knowi"Every year on the anniversary of her death", Lucy Williams , single work poetry (p. 36-38)
Burning Traini"In the night's flat distance a burning train", Carmen Leigh Keates , single work poetry (p. 39-43)
Surgeon Motheri"It's almost simple to arrange", Helen Thurloe , single work poetry (p. 44-45)
The Airport Busi"She sobs with an appalling discretion, uses her long black hair,", Jenny Pollak , single work poetry (p. 46-48)
Tears on the Traini"She sits alone, late,", Mary-Rose McLaren , single work poetry (p. 49-50)

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