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Poetic stories based on the lives of Lo's grandmothers, Chinese-Malaysian Liang Yue Xian and Anglo-Australian Eva Sounness.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,:Five Islands Press , 2004 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Runi"Sometimes life", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 5)
Lin Dai Yu (Self Portrait)i"Holding an egg in the palm of her hand", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Like the Autumn Clouds, They Are Gonei"only the water now, slapping against", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 8)
The Price of A Marriagei"'A softness of the head!'", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 9)
Do You Love Me?i"She shuddered the first time she read", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 10)
No Pretty Wordsi"There are no pretty words", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 11)
Trucei"It was as if someone said stop. Just like that. Stop.", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Office Photoi"Could happiness consist in sitting still?", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Letteri"How it sits in his hands", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 15)
Dreaming of Lovei"In the morning, it lights up the ceiling and whispers her name", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Leaving the Goldfieldsi"Eva sits on the train. She is watching the crowd", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 18)
1929i"1s 11d for a yard of rayon -", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 19)
Saturday Night Dancesi"There is a type of man at the Saturday dances", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 20)
Keeping Her Mouth Shuti"It is an act", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 21)
The War Comes Homei"When the war begins", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Encorei"Look again,", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 24)
Stophearti"wrench fuse stop spark", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 25)
Between a Mother and Her Mongol Child, sequence poetry (p. 25-26)
Rewindi"Eva opens her arms. She takes the flat face,", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 26)
Self Portrait loi"She begins with faces:", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 27)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Reconfiguring a Necessary Entrapment : A Tale of Two Grandmothers Miriam Wei Wei Lo , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Beyond Good And Evil? Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region 2005; (p. 199-209)
Miriam Lo writes of the process of writing the biographies (in poetry) of her two grandmothers.
Reconfiguring a Necessary Entrapment : A Tale of Two Grandmothers Miriam Wei Wei Lo , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Beyond Good And Evil? Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region 2005; (p. 199-209)
Miriam Lo writes of the process of writing the biographies (in poetry) of her two grandmothers.
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