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Cats Creep the Fire to Art
by Matthew Ward | Poetry
Registered by lakelady2282 of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales Australia on 6/30/2008
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by seldombites): travelling

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2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by lakelady2282 from Lake Macquarie, New South Wales Australia on Monday, June 30, 2008

8 out of 10

An interesting and diverse collection. My favourites - The Sydney Motel Poems, A Valediction and May 31st, 1996, 5.30 p.m 

Journal Entry 2 by lakelady2282 at rabck in by mail, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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Released 9 yrs ago (10/21/2008 UTC) at rabck in by mail, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases



This book is off to fairy-whispers as a rabck for my 1,000th registered book. I hope you enjoy it. The author is a friend of mine and designed the cover of my novel Tomaree.
best wishes

Journal Entry 3 by wingseldombiteswing from Cambridge Park, New South Wales Australia on Friday, October 24, 2008

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Just checking in to let you know I am safe and sound. I am having a nice visit with fairy-whispers before continuing on my travels. I hope you’re having as much fun as I am!

With Great Affection,

Your Book :-)

Journal Entry 4 by wingseldombiteswing at Gracemere, Queensland Australia on Sunday, December 05, 2010

8 out of 10

Cats Creep the Fire to Art is a collection of the works of Australian poet, Matthew Ward. According to Ward, "The poems contained within these walls were painfully & gleefully penned between 1992 & 1996...". Touching upon various subjects, including death, religion, politics and gender, all are well worth reading. It's been a while since I last read modern poetry, and I have missed it. Thus, I was very much in a mood to appreciate the poems in this collection. I can't say that I understood all of the poems in this book (perhaps I'm a bit dense, but I almost never fully understand poetry) but I certainly enjoyed them. In my opinion the top three works in this collection are (in no particular order) Pictures, The Newcastle Show and Performance. For those who enjoy poetry, even if modern poetry is not your usual fare, this is a volume I highly recommend acquiring.  

Journal Entry 5 by wingseldombiteswing at Broadhurst Drive in Gracemere, Queensland Australia on Tuesday, May 08, 2012

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Released 5 yrs ago (3/31/2012 UTC) at Broadhurst Drive in Gracemere, Queensland Australia



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