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Louise Nicholas Louise Nicholas i(A15660 works by) (a.k.a. Mary Louise Nicholas; Mary Louise Atkinson)
Born: Established: 1950 Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln - Louth Bay area, Southern Eyre Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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1 Just Saying i "Dear Prime Minister,", Louise Nicholas , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: I Protest! Poems of Dissent 2020; (p. 14)
1 Plain Old Rock Cake i "Cape Town 1972", Louise Nicholas , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Mountain Secrets 2019; (p. 169)
1 The Black One i "And later, when my life is winding down,", Louise Nicholas , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Wild 2018; (p. 170)
1 On Photographing Dora Carrington's Portrait of Lytton Strachey i "Not for the portrait itself. There were plenty of photos of that.", Louise Nicholas , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Anthology 2018; (p. 63)
1 y separately published work icon Meet My Mother Louise Nicholas , Adelaide : Ginninderra Press , 2018 13456613 2018 single work biography

'In this captivating poetic memoir, Louise Nicholas honours the memory of her mother, Dorothy, and her mother’s unfulfilled wish – until now – to be a published writer. Dorothy dances across these pages. Her sense of humour, her sparkle, and her love for her five children beam at us through her letters and partially written life story, and through Louise’s anecdotal flashback poems and recollections. This touching book is, in its way, a hymn to unsung mothers everywhere. As we read, we become aware that this was no ‘little, hearthrug-sized life’: Dorothy’s love ripples through the lives of her family, friends, and successors. As we read, this examined life reveals itself as extraordinary. Meet My Mother is a moving introduction to Dorothy. I wish I’d had the privilege of knowing her.'  (Publication summary)

1 T.S. Eliot's Couch i "Send out scouts to track it down and when they do,", Louise Nicholas , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Stranger Things i "One minute the bird is cutting a curve – blue", Louise Nicholas , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Roget's Thesaurus i "Peter Roget suffered from depression, disconsolation,", Louise Nicholas , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Meet My Mother i "Sometimes I say I’m going to meet my mother just because", Louise Nicholas , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 Chiaroscuro i "At the National Gallery I pay sixteen outraged pounds", Louise Nicholas , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - South Australia 2017;
1 3 y separately published work icon The List of Last Remaining Louise Nicholas , Parkville : Five Islands Press , 2016 9566998 2016 selected work poetry

'The List of Last Remaining proves Louise Nicholas to be a poet of generosity, wit and wisdom. In poems which range from childhood dreams and disappointments and the fraught joys of family life to an Israeli kibbutz, love, laughter and unlikely encounters, we are regaled with narrative surprises, racy details and exuberant metaphors. The pervasive humour and leaps of imagination are tempered by Louise's emotional and verbal precision and her poised acknowledgement of loss as well as grace. - Jan Owen' (Publication summary)

1 Lub-dub Louise Nicholas , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: War Music : and Other Poems 2015; (p. 16)
1 Secret i "A mouse, says Robert Bly, musing", Louise Nicholas , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Thirty-Eight : The Infinite Dirt 2014; (p. 14)
1 Brass Cornet in the Second-Hand Store i "If you look closely, with more than eyes can see,", Louise Nicholas , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Thirty-Eight : The Infinite Dirt 2014; (p. 7)
1 How to Scale a Fish Louise Nicholas , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2014 2014; (p. 131)
1 In Praise of the Prose Poem (Or Yes, But Is It Poetry?) i "Just because it rattles off to the right doesn't meann it's not. Makes a", Louise Nicholas , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , October no. 16 2014;
1 y separately published work icon Large : And Other Poems Louise Nicholas , Magill : Garron Publishing , 2013 8687544 2013 selected work poetry
1 Eight i "On the day I stopped being seven and turned eight", Louise Nicholas , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetrix , May no. 40 2013; (p. 21) Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Thirty-Eight : The Infinite Dirt 2014; (p. 59)
1 My Brother's Back i "My nrother's back is like any other:", Louise Nicholas , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetrix , May no. 38 2012; (p. 17)
1 Evening Coming Down i "The indignant cries of the child next door", Louise Nicholas , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetrix , May no. 38 2012; (p. 16)
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