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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Wharf Market
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Adelaide Review no. 202 July 2000 Z655802 2000 periodical issue 2000 pg. 19
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Friendly Street Reader : Twenty-Five : Flow Flow; Friendly Street Reader : 25 Richard Hillman (editor), Heather Sladdin (editor), Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2001 Z969956 2001 anthology poetry

    'Flow is a title, a signpost not a theme. Flow is a word which describes a way of reading across, with or beside the poetry. Flow is an illustration of the way the editors have selected, collated, and edited this collection of the 104 best poems read during the year 2000 at Australia's longest running poetry venue - Friendly Street Poets.' (Publication summary)

    Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2001
    pg. 53
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Friendly Street : New Poets Eight Friendly Street : New Poets 8 David Mortimer , Tess Driver , Elaine Barker , Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2003 Z1049207 2003 selected work poetry

    'The Windmill's Song is a well-grounded convincing evocation of childhood, of a particular past. There is colour, movement, and human interaction, a real sense of life and the details of living. Elaine Barker writes with a relaxed tone and an easy discipline of diction.

    'Tess Driver achieves a quiet intimate tone through well-judged silences and understatement. Kite Lady is an atmospheric collection ranging from land to sea yet focused by a deft use of detail and crisp visual images.

    'The poems in David Mortimer's Fine Rain Straight Down are intellectually decisive and linguistically playful - aural, ironic and surprising. A good sense of rhythm and timing enhance this richly varying collection.' (Publication summary)

    Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2003
    pg. 81
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