Absconding into the Woods single work   poetry   "Smells, like yeasted dough,"
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Absconding into the Woods
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  • Note: when published in Island magazine, this poem was presented as part of the collection of poems Death by Falling.

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Author note: This poem is set in the penal settlement of Maquarie Harbour where bushranger Matthew Brady was a prisoner. His convict record shows that before his escape by sea Brady was twice punished for absconding and was punished by receiving 100 lashes and six months in irons.
  • Appears in:
    y Island no. 88 Summer 2002 Z960554 2002 periodical issue 2002 pg. 63-64
  • Appears in:
    y The Write Stuff Showcase of Tasmanian Poetry vol. 7 2003 Z1034889 2003 periodical issue 2003
  • Appears in:
    y River of Verse : A Tasmanian Journey 1800-2004 Helen Gee (editor), Buckland : Back River Press , 2004 Z1174411 2004 anthology poetry lyric/song extract Buckland : Back River Press , 2004 pg. 152
    Note: In this publication, the poem's first line reads: ' A smell like yeasted dough'.
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  • Macquarie Harbour, Western Tasmania (including the West Coast), Tasmania,
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