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Old Age and the Alternative single work   poetry   "Old age, as you say, is repulsive, but then why squander your breath?"
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Old Age and the Alternative
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  • Author note: (A reply to the poet Crates who said that old age was despicable and that everyone suffering from it secretly longed for death) see Elegy and Iambus Vol 11 ed. Edmonds, p. 65.

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    y separately published work icon Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Sixteen Friendly Street Poetry Reader : 16 Elizabeth Mansutti (editor), Peter McFarlane (editor), Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1992 Z187681 1992 anthology poetry

    'No. 16 Friendly Street Poetry Reader brings you the variety and vitality of the work read at the monthly meetings in the Box Factory during 1991. Poets old and young, new and experienced offer you their particular visions of the absurd glory of human becoming.' (Publication summary)

    Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1992
    pg. 63
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