Written by Danijela Kambaskovic
In this book of poems, arranged in four cycles, the speakers are archetypal lovers who tell of great love gone wrong: Minerva addresses Jupiter; Iseult speaks to Tristan; Cupid longs for Psyche. Elsewhere Hamlet speaks to Ophelia; Venus to Mars; Mary to Joseph; Rapunzel to her prince; and the Child to Santa.
At the heart of these poems is wooing, suffering and living. Their narrative of love – and love lost – is one that can be traced through literature and through human experience across the ages.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘… the narrative sequence in this slender volume packs a huge emotional punch.’ The West Australian
‘Her poetry is mirrored, mosaic: there is something ungraspable about these bold,
brave poems.’ Weekend Australian
(203 x 133mm)
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