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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Intoxicants
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Here is the pit for our land
the grave for it
that is the foreign spirits.

It is the pit which causes
all the sorrow
to the mothers and children
. -- Queen Makea of Avarua

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Letters We Never Sent David P. Reiter , Carindale : Interactive Press , 2000 Z455187 2000 selected work poetry

    'In this collection, Reiter extends his experiments with "fusion poetry" to focus on Paul Gauguin, who spent years in Tahiti musing on the fate of artists, especially Vincent Van Gogh, with whom he'd had a stormy relationship at Arles, France.'

    Carindale : Interactive Press , 2000
    pg. 33-43
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