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Other Worlds: Poems 1997-2001

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What is smoking
so languidly
on the mountain's eerie side?Does real danger
begin like this -
with a picturesque distraction?

These poems deal with subjects such as life, love and death and their comparisons to the seemingly random behaviour of the heavens and the elements. "Other Worlds" is a groundbreaking anthology of Dorothy's work over the
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Paperback, 87 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Picador Australia (first published 2001)
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Claire Genevieve
Dorothy Porter is my favorite poet, and possibly my favorite author of all. These poems continue and expand upon the themes of Wild Surmise, covering the universe and distance, beauty and love. Like a comet they burn though your eyes straight into your emotions barely touching your conscious brain.

Nobody writes minimalist poetry like Dorothy Porter
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A tedious, clumsy mess from from one of Australia's most inept poets.
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Eminent Australian poet. A rare proponent of the verse novel. Winner of The Age Book of the Year for poetry, and the National Book Council Award, for her verse novel The Monkey's Mask. She was awarded the Christopher Brennan Award for lifetime achievement in poetry in 2001.
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