This broad selection of Australian poets begins with Kenneth Slessor, and offers a challenging view of 'early modern' poetry up until the 1960s. It also presents the decade of turmoil from 1965 to 1975 in a new light, identifying currents of energy among the young writers and balancing new reputations with old. The years from 1965 to the 1990s are revealed as a time of growing vigour and diversity.Cana#39;t keep my eyes off him. Cana#39;t. I cana#39;t stop. Can not. Ita#39;s written in the cards with the ten of hearts. I follow him. This snake on his arm curling around. Sneaky, sneaky snake. I follow this snake. 1 try to grab its tail so it wona#39;t bite. I follow him.
|Title||:||The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Poetry|
|Author||:||John E. Tranter, Philip Mead|
|Publisher||:||Penguin Books - 1991|