Accessories single work   poetry   "you like it? it's my favourite necklace. and popular too. everyone"
  • Author: Joanne Burns
Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Accessories
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  • Author's note: 'This very short prose poem monologue "accessories" was written for an anti-nuclear reading many years ago. The idea came from reading an article in Rolling Stone on test sites for the first atom bomb in the New Mexican desert. The speaker here reveals her lack of awareness.'

    Source: Joanne Burns,
    Sighted: 11/03/2009

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Minute to Midnight : New Writing for Peace and Disarmament Anna Couani (editor), Christopher Kelen (editor), Carmel Kelly (editor), Mark Roberts (editor), Sydney : Red Spark Books , 1985 Z113061 1985 anthology poetry short story extract A collection of creative writing by Australian writers expressing concerns and registering a protest against the threat of nuclear issues. Sydney : Red Spark Books , 1985 pg. 30
  • Appears in:
    y Blowing Bubbles in the 7th Lane : Small Stories Joanne Burns , Broadway : Fab Press , 1988 Z463713 1988 selected work poetry short story Broadway : Fab Press , 1988 pg. 63
  • Appears in:
    y Joanne Burns Joanne Burns , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2009 Z1567075 2009 selected work poetry

    'Joanne Burns writes tangential, idiosyncratic prose poems, list poems and monologues. Her subjects are often urban, psychological and political and she likes to mock pomposity. In this feature Joanne Burns reads a selection of her poems and talks about her work.'

    Source: A Pod of Poets website,
    Sighted: 11/03/2009

    Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2009
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