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Finishing School single work   poetry   "I know that my pupil is imperfect."
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Finishing School
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Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Deformed foot.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view First person (not disabled character).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Heat Star Dust no. 9 (New Series) 2005 Z1194141 2005 periodical issue 2005 pg. 228
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Poetry 2006 Judith Beveridge (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1304971 2006 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units)

    'In making her selection of the best 40 poems from Australia’s literary journals, Beveridge – one of Australia’s leading poets – has searched for poems that enact ‘a serious showdown between the word and the poet’. Passionate, vigorous and filled with visitations and mysterious narratives, The Best Australian Poetry 2006 is the liveliest gathering of Australian poetry. '  (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006
    pg. 45
    Note: Contributor note includes details on the poet's inspiration for this poem.
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