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The flower, the thing : a book of flowers and dedications

Author: M T C Cronin
Publisher: St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Winner of the 2005 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for poetry There is a goblet of lichen for the sun to feed from and a single wild iris with a mind so old that it came before invention Its condition is perfect It rests perfectly between our hands – from “Wild Iris MTC Cronin's poems - expansive and intimate, dynamic and reflective - blaze with electrifying vision. Writing with honesty and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cronin, M.T.C., 1963-
Flower, the thing.
St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006411387
(OCoLC)70336193
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M T C Cronin
ISBN: 9780702238208 0702238201 9780702243394 0702243396
OCLC Number: 610585558
Description: 1 online resource (122 pages)
Responsibility: MTC Cronin.

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From the Winner of the 2005 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for poetry There is a goblet of lichen for the sun to feed from and a single wild iris with a mind so old that it came before invention Its condition is perfect It rests perfectly between our hands – from “Wild Iris MTC Cronin's poems - expansive and intimate, dynamic and reflective - blaze with electrifying vision. Writing with honesty and wit, grace, and the courage to strip away illusions, she explores surfaces, interiors, myths and mysteries through a kaleidoscope of flowers - dandelions, impatiens, roses, azaleas, flowers real and imagined. Suffused with awe and wonder, these poems unveil 'urgently, now, before us, the flower, the thing'.

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