Death and the Motorway

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2009 - Poetry - 148 pages
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Here in bathetic Fairy Meadow the old Pacific Highway cuts through the shops like broken beer bottle glass slices a foot - straight but dirty. The suburb's gossamer is unzipped by the railway line. A long-awaited collection from the much admired editor of the four W anthologies, Death and the Motorway traverses intimate and intellectual ground here and abroad with surety and insight.
 

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Contents

Sunday Matin
12
ANZAC Day 1994 Wagga Wagga
26
Helfgott in Sendai
40
Haiku Hike
46
National Gallery Canberra on a Quiet Day
59
Etiquette
72
Lost Again in Translation
85
Waltzing Mathilde
99
Welsh Rarebits
113
Pegasus
126
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About the author (2009)

David Gilbey is Senior Lecturer in Literature (Australian, Children's, 19th Century) and Creative Writing at Charles Sturt University and the founding President of Wagga Wagga Writers Writers, as well as a poet. Born in London, he migrated to Australia as a boy with his family where he later graduated from the University of Sydney. Involved with a variety of arts groups in the community, he has been known to tread the boards and impersonate well-known public figures. His first part collection of poetry was Under the Rainbow (fourW press, 1996). The manuscript of DEATH AND THE MOTORWAY was completed after he travelled to US, UK, France, Japan and China on Study Leave 2006.

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