Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett by Kate Lilley

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March 2011, no. 329

Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett by Kate Lilley

UWA Publishing, $29.95 pb, 158 pp

Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett by Kate Lilley

by
March 2011, no. 329

Dorothy Hewett is a vivid presence in all her poetry. This selection from her life’s work opens with a poem written in her last year at school. It begins:

 

The dark fires shall burn in many rooms;
will they sometimes miss me with my
tangled hair –
still girls in dark uniforms … ?

Susan Sheridan reviews 'Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett' edited by Kate Lilley

Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett

by Kate Lilley

UWA Publishing, $29.95 pb, 158 pp

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