Curious fruit

Lea, Bronwyn (2010) Curious fruit. Australian Book Review, 1 324: 70-70.

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Author Lea, Bronwyn
Title Curious fruit
Journal name Australian Book Review
ISSN 0155-2864
Publication date 2010-09
Sub-type Creative work
Open Access Status
Volume 1
Issue 324
Start page 70
End page 70
Total pages 1
Editor Paul Sharrad
Place of publication Southbank, VIC, Australia
Publisher Australian Book Review
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted abstract
Review of Poets and Perspectives: Kate Llewellyn from University of Wollongong Press

...Kate Llewellyn’s poems, with their own straightforward celebration of ordinariness, are charming in their directness. They are simple without being simplistic. Direct without being artless. Plain, and yet sophisticated. Offering her own praise to the everyday, Llewellyn exalts, variously, the orange, the egg, potatoes, and even the Chilean oyster (a poem which ends with an admission of failure on the speaker’s behalf to channel the speech of the oyster – “only Neruda” could do that). But it is her “odes” to the objects and feelings that inhabit a woman’s world, including her own body, that really sing...
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