Rae Desmond Jones

Rae Desmond Jones

Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Rae Desmond Jones
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Rae Desmond Jones was born in Broken Hill (Australia) , migrating to Sydney at the age of 17. He published a number of books of poetry through the 1970s, and several novels in the 1990s. He became the Mayor of Ashfield (New South Wales, Australia) for several years. He works as a teacher of History at Dulwich High School of the Visual Arts, and ha ...
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1.
The Wishbone
(For Christine)

i wish:
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2.
The Little Boy
(To Patrick)

the little boy
in dirty shorts was
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3.
That Old Tart Spring Again
Offering your usual false promises,
You have arrived early this year like a blousy aunt
In a voluptuous taxi of light,
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4.
It Might Be Fun To Be A Dead Poet
It might be fun to be a dead poet
So long as i was there
When awarded
The nobel prize for literature
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5.
Shot
two girls sit side by side
in the coffee lounge at a table
cluttered with glasses streaked
with ice cream & rimmed with lipstick bows.
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