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Selected poems.

Christopher John Brennan

Selected poems.

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Published by Angus and Robertson in [Sydney] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSelection and introduction by A. R. Chisholm.
SeriesAustralian poets
ContributionsChisholm, A. R. 1888- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6003.R352 A17 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6014035M
LC Control Number66070602
OCLC/WorldCa3427148

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And how did that alfalfa governor mean it: "The common people is a mule that will do anything you say except stay hitched"? Firmage have Selected poems. book used throughout. Smiles and tears of each office girl go into the soul of the building just the same as the master-men who rule the building. It would be interesting to go through many of their images, and those of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris too, and see the connections between painting and poem.

What are seeds? No, it's just TV commercials; it's just biology; it's just the predictable manifestations of Freudian psychology -- vulgar, mechanistic, capitalistic, etc. It hints at Our own, which we were hoping to keep hidden. Editorial Reviews In "Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver" Penguinone of our most beloved writers offers both the best of her work and a spiritual road map of sorts.


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