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Gaugin's Soliloquy single work   poetry   "The earth as it was when God was young"
Is part of The Brokenness Sonnets (a work-in-progress) Mal McKimmie , 2000 sequence poetry (number 20 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Gaugin's Soliloquy
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  • Epigraph: And that is what the first and last cause of my aberration was./ Do you know those words of a Dutch poet's:/ 'I am attached to the Earth by more than earthly ties'? - Vincent van Gogh, 24 March 1889

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    y separately published work icon Poetileptic Mal McKimmie , Melbourne : Five Islands Press , 2005 Z1276877 2005 selected work poetry Melbourne : Five Islands Press , 2005 pg. 56
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