This is not another ‘slim volume’ of poetry; no way would it fit in a coat pocket. Ten years in the writing, weighing in at 740 pages, it is a brick of a book – well-bound paperback, heavy covers, designed to last. The poet had full say over not only the content, but the design, typesetting and production, resulting in a book unlike any produced under the nervous economic dictates of mainstr ... (read more)
Lauren Williams is a poet and studied Spanish at La Trobe University.
Lauren Williams reviews 'Horns of Dilemma' by Helen Brophy, 'Our Territory' by Ludwika Amber, 'Night Reversing' by Morgan Yasbincek, 'Pearls and Bullets' by Lizz Murphy
November 1997, no. 196 • 01 November 1997
Some days agoI sat and watched a struggling world,yours.Misty rain felland humming birds hoveredWho said ‘Insanityis heightened sensitivity’? ‘Psychiatric Clinic and Humming Birds’ The introduction to this collection(Horns of Dilemma, Papyrus Publishing, $14.95 pb, 108 pp), and the poems themselves, make ... (read more)