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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 The Beasts and the Birthday
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'Nanny’s forever going on and on about what things were like before the march, when there was so much. Whose got carrots enough to throw bits of them away? Mumma and Daddy though, they don’t say a word about it, or the march itself. Neither of them say much at all, really. Me? I wasn’t born before but during, and I don’t remember none of it. Polly says she can recall a few things here and there, flashes of the beasts, the way they sunk their teeth in at the necks and made people into puppets. When she tells me things like that, I’m glad I don’t remember.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Aurealis no. 90 9 May 2016 9571272 2016 periodical issue 2016
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