A Silent Speech by Julia Gillard

Clive James

Clive James

Clive James is a critic, poet, author, television performer, journalist, and lyricist. He was born and raised in Sydney, where he

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High dungeon was a feeling I knew well
When mockery from men weighed on my soul.
As your Prime Minister I went through hell,
If I can say so without hyperbowl.

Triumphant now in power, the men of hate
Who howled that I was unfit for command
Make prejudice a tenant of the state.
Don’t speak to me about the Taliband:

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