Laurie Duggan

Oliver Dennis reviews 'Mangroves' by Laurie Duggan

April 2003, no. 250 01 April 2003
Oliver Dennis reviews 'Mangroves' by Laurie Duggan
Poems are like mangroves. They lodge and grow in the mind, becoming part of us, just as these plants take root in estuarine silt. Even on the page, there is sometimes a resemblance. As its title suggests, Laurie Duggan’s first volume since New and Selected Poems (1996) is substantially a product of his recent move to Brisbane, containing a large section of poems coloured by references to the cit ... (read more)