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On the River single work   poetry   "Come summer, the current flowing strong,"
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 On the River
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Friendly Street Reader : Twenty-Four Ray Stuart (editor), Jude Aquilina (editor), Adelaide : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2000 Z872674 2000 anthology poetry Adelaide : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2000 pg. 7
  • 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. 28-29
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