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Strawberries Sonnet single work   poetry   "You're all bones"
  • Author:agent Dorothy Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Strawberries Sonnet
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Literary Magazine The Australian Literary Quarterly 13 June 1986 Z1023443 1986 newspaper issue 1986 pg. 9
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Driving Too Fast Dorothy Porter , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 Z135595 1989 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 pg. 67
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    y separately published work icon Love Poems Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1728537 2010 selected work poetry 'Dorothy Porter writes about love, sex, heartbreak and desire like no one else. Love Poems collects her most powerful love poetry: portraits of longing and infatuation, of bliss, passion, uncertainty and devotion. It includes extracts from her award-winning and best-selling verse novels, as well as poems and lyrics spanning her whole career.' (From the publisher's website.) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 pg. 35
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    y separately published work icon Sense, Shape, Symbol : An Investigation of Australian Poetry Brian Keyte (editor), Putney : Phoenix Education , 2013 6310209 2013 anthology criticism poetry

    'Sense, Shape, Symbol is an investigation of Australian poetry. It explores the ways in which poets succeed, or fail, in their attempts to bring their experience to life.

    Their primary raw materials are the five senses - sight, sound, smell, taste and touch - the means by which we all experience our world.

    Poets also like to experiment with the shape of their writing, starting with the qualities of vowels and consonants, of syllables, and of rhyme, metre and rhythm.

    Working poets make particular use of the metaphor, of the connections that they suggest between normally unlike things, to express their response to their subject.

    The collection explores the work of five poets who have played an important, influential part in the development of Australian poetry: Judith Wright, Oodgeroo Noonuccal, David Malouf, Les Murray and Mark O’Connor.

    The final chapter looks at some of the common concerns that can create conflict in our lives, such as gender, race, age, and socio-economic status, and other issues that create fear and that encourage hope.

    The collection is intended to allow readers to become familiar with the techniques that poets use, and to develop their own poetic writing in an informed way.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Putney : Phoenix Education , 2013
    pg. 86
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