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Accidents of Composition

Bobis, Merlinda


A book of original poetry. The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light from a story heard, dreamt, read or remembered returns as if it were the only tree, rock, light in the planet. The poet is caught, returned to her first heart: poetry. After four novels, Merlinda offers seventy-six poems from the stillness of contemplation to the spinning of tales, then to passage across different histories. Glass becomes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Creative work


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