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The Pocket Mirror

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Book by Frame, Janet
Published October 1st 1991 by George Braziller (first published January 1st 1967)
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Jan 30, 2008 Arfi rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: poems
Just a lovely book packed with wonderful poems and poetries with beautiful minds. NZ made.
The petal-white
dunedin light
Great poetry
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The fate befalling the young woman who wanted "to be a poet" has been well documented. Desperately unhappy because of family tragedies and finding herself trapped in the wrong vocation (as a schoolteacher) her only escape appeared to be in submission to society's judgement of her as abnormal. She spent four and a half years out of eight years, incarcerated in mental hospitals. The story of her alm ...more
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