Michelle Cahill: Vishvarūpa

Speech music

Mark Tredinnick

 

Vishvarūpa
by Michelle Cahill
5 Islands Press, $22.95 pb, 93 pp, 9780734042057

 

Vishvarūpa, Michelle Cahill’s second collection, is a convocation of untouchables and deities – unbelieving, irreverent, and sardonic – each a proxy for an aspect of the poet’s (post-colonial) self; each a stand-in, even, for a moment in every human life.

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Published in April 2012 no. 340
Mark Treddinick

Mark Treddinick

Mark Tredinnick, winner of the Montreal Poetry Prize, is the author of The Blue Plateau (2009), Fire Diary (2010), and nine other works of poetry and prose. He lives in the highlands southwest of Sydney, Australia.

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