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Poems By Lily Brett

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On this last birthday
the birthday that took you out
of your teenage years
I wanted to write to youI wanted to resurrect the thread
that stitched us head to head
heart to heart

Lily Brett's fifth collection of poetry, "In Her Strapless Dresses", brings to life Carlton laneways, bicycles, family, New York and the author's relationship with her mo
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Paperback, 217 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Picador Australia (first published 2001)
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Jul 29, 2012 Annerliegh Grace McCall rated it really liked it
Brett's style is simple, subtle, her form rarely varies. After a few pages I thought it might be a bit dull, but the beauty of this collection is the whole. I find the woman who writes the poetry beautiful. She is passionate, realistic, and flawed. Some of the poems, for example her experience counting objects (OCD) resonate with me like a mirror. Bears a reread.
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