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Abstract of Deo Optimo Maximo by Sam Wagan Watson, 2001
Deo Optimo Maximo single work   poetry   "lurching onto the highway"
Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Deo Optimo Maximo
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin : Fine Writing & Provocative Ideas Poetics vol. 60 no. 2 2001 Z923788 2001 periodical issue 2001 pg. 18-19
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Smoke Encrypted Whispers Samuel Wagan Watson , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2004 Z1123977 2004 selected work poetry (taught in 5 units)

    'These poems pulse with the language and images of a mangrove-lined river city, the beckoning highway, the just-glimpsed muse, the tug of childhood and restless ancestors. For the first time Samuel Wagan Watson's poetry has been collected into this stunning volume, which includes a final section of all new work.' (Source: UQP website:

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2004
    pg. 104-105
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