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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Far from Home : Poems of Faith, Grief and Gladness
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'Little sisters pretending their father is a pelican; a man achieving “a gawky grace” while asleep in a public library; a woman stepping past a sprinkler in a confined space “like an Andalusian horse/ dancing”; a traveller weeping uncomforted in a café in Sydney; an aboriginal man playing a didgeridoo in prison; a son praying for his mother in her pain; a random spray from a damaged hose watering a wild daisy; a rainbow enfolding the fuselage of an aeroplane “like a promise”: these are a few of the many surprising, moving things depicted in this collection of poems by Andrew Lansdown. Far from Home abounds with warmth, insight, quirkiness and compassion. The poems explore and express loss, grief, longing, regret, hope and happiness. They celebrate family, friendship, freedom and courage.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

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    • Capalaba, Redland area, Brisbane - South East, Brisbane, Queensland,: Wombat Books , 2010 .
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      Extent: 223p.
      ISBN: 9781921633140 (pbk.)

Awards

2011 joint winner CALEB Prize Poetry
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