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Alternative title: Mulloway
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... no. 28.1 2008 of Cordite est. 1997 Cordite Poetry Review
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  • Release date : October 2008
  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • This issue of Cordite reflects on the poetry of Robert Adamson, with some poets writing in a similar style, on a similar topic (specifically the Hawkesbury area, NSW) or parodying his work.


* Contents derived from the 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
For Robert Adamsoni"Rock and roll chained to the typewriter is", John Tranter , single work poetry
Notes on the Riveri"a river's there", Adam Aitken , extract poetry
The narrator reflects on the Mekong River in Cambodia and what it stands for symbolically both as a healthy river and one that has suffered environmental degradation.
Lines from The Loveri"It was never a question of beauty but something else. Mind for example. For a long", Adam Aitken , single work poetry
Kathmandui"could lose his leg, or his life / skin like green", Paul Hardacre , single work poetry
Chiang Maii"winter there or no / morphine or meat,", Paul Hardacre , single work poetry
After the Partyi"About the face she's photovoltaic.", Adrian Wiggins , single work poetry
No Disguisesi"god laughs on as his mulberry", Joanne Burns , single work poetry
Lurei"she wasn't to be found in the list. his eyes darted down the long line of the 'c's : chevron", Joanne Burns , single work poetry
River Vis(t)ai"The jetty is like an airport", Albert Adamson , single work poetry
Robert Adamson in 'The Valley of Gwangi'i"There are terrible reptiles we never quite catch", Greg McLaren , single work poetry
Swansea Foreshorei"We caught a finely spun", Stuart Cooke , single work poetry
Don't Pay the Ferrymani"It was late at night, maybe after midnight, out", Chris De Adamson , single work poetry
The narrator drives and catches a boat ride with a mysterious ferryman in an attempt to reach Robert Adamson
Conversation With the Bird Mani"I came back telling them all about the landscape but he", Stuart Cooke , single work poetry
Hawkesbury Elementali"Swamp hen, I say, before we choke", Kate Fagan , single work poetry
The Lyrebird Variationi"What is branding? The lyrebird has created", James Stuart , single work poetry
The Fire Ants Variationi"Invariably described as an ecological disaster,", James Stuart , single work poetry
Fate of the Speciesi"poets x, y, & z at different times, we talk of stray things -", Derek Motion , single work poetry

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