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Will You Be with Me? single work   poetry   "When I am free=Ketika aku merdeka"
Alternative title: Apakah Kau Bersamaku?
Note: Translated from Indonesian.
Composed: Helensburgh, Helensburgh - Scarborough area, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Will You Be with Me?
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Notes

  • Author's note: I wrote this poem during a train journey in NSW, Australia. During this journey, I saw the urban poor, the homeless, the Aboriginal people whose rights are denied even in their own country (p 378).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon TERRA : A Bilingual Anthology of Writing from WordStorm, the Northern Territory's Writers' Festival Terra : Anthologi Dwi Bahasa dari Wordstorm, Festival Sastra Northern Territory, Australia Sandra Thibodeaux (editor), Sitok Srengenge (editor), Kadek Krishna Adidharma (translator), Darwin : Northern Territory Writers' Centre KataKita , 2007 Z1393108 2007 anthology poetry prose short story drama

    Terra is 'the first bilingual anthology (Indonesian-English) representing the Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian, East Timorese and Indonesian authors that WordStorm has gathered around itself. The collection features the poetry and short stories of writers such as Ayu Utami, Sam Wagan Watson, Richard J Frankland, Frank Moorhouse, Abe Barreto Soares, Dorothy Porter, Nick Earls, Jared Thomas, Nukila Amal, Sitok Srengenge, Alec Kruger, Mark Bowling, Graham Nunn, Kaye Aldenhoven and about 29 others.

    'Terra examines questions of identity and belonging, land and dispossession, violence and reconciliation. (Northern Territory Writers' Centre media release)

    Darwin : Northern Territory Writers' Centre KataKita , 2007
    pg. 378-379
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