Red Roses for Me single work   poetry   "The red roses have faded, Catherine, but not for me."
  • Author: Dorothy Hewett
Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 Red Roses for Me
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  • Poem begins with the following quotation: "The banners of the '30s have begun to look dusty as the old flags hanging in the Invalides. The red roses have faded and the optimism looks brash and foolhardy..." Catherine Duncan, Meanjin 4, 1962."

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  • Appears in:
    y The Realist no. 20 Spring 1965 Z931882 1965 periodical issue 1965 pg. 17
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