Vidya Rajan

Bad Naturalisations

So why bring Veronica Forrest-Thomson into a discussion of Asian Australian poetry? There are a couple of circumstantial coincidences: she was born in British Malaya (her father was a rubber planter) and found an able and sympathetic expositor in the Australian poet Martin Harrison, who gave a 1979 ABC Radio talk on Poetic Artifice.

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Untitled Wild Geese Game

[sorry Mary Oliver] [sorry House House] you do not have to be good (you are horrible) you do not have to walk on your knees (you have no knees) (your feet are webbed) for a hundred miles, through the desert …

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