Self Satire single work   poetry   "Statues of myself"
Is part of Translations from the Public and Private Poems of the Emperor Nero Geoffrey Lehmann 1975 sequence poetry
  • Author: Geoffrey Lehmann
Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 Self Satire
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  • Author note: during the latter part of Nero's reign insulting rhymes were painted on many of his statues. It is thought he wrote this poem to deflect public ridicule and himself take the credit for the rhymes.

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  • Appears in:
    y Poetry Australia no. 55 June 1975 Z1050826 1975 periodical issue 1975 pg. 73
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