Poems Selected And Edited By Joan Fenney
Sobre o livro
wild /waild/adj.1. living in a state of nature, as animals that have not been tamed or domesticated.2. growing or produced without cultivation or the care of humans, as plants, flowers, fruit, honey, etc…3. uncultivated, uninhabited, or waste, as land.4.a. native to Australia and New Zealand: wild violet; wild cat.b. escaped to the wild…5. living in an uncivilised state.6. of unrestrained violence, fury, intensity, etc…7. characterised by or indicating violent excitement, as actions, the appearance, etc.8. frantic; distracted, crazy, or mad…9. violently excited: wild with rage, fear, or pain.10. undisciplined, unruly, lawless, or turbulent…11. unrestrained, untrammelled, or unbridled: wild gaiety; wild orgies.12. disregardful of moral restraints as to pleasurable indulgence.13. unrestrained by reason or prudence: wild schemes.14. extravagant or fantastic: wild fancies.15. disorderly or dishevelled: wild locks.16. wide of the mark: a wild throw.17.Colloquial intensely eager or enthusiastic.18.Cards (of a card) having its value decided by the wishes of the players or the player who holds it.-adv.19. in a wild manner; wildly.-n.20.(often plural) an uncultivated, uninhabited, or desolate region or tract; a waste; a wilderness; a desert.-phr.21.in the wild, in natural surroundings or habitat: animals in the wild.22.run wild, a. to grow without cultivation or check.b. to behave in an unrestrained or uncontrolled manner… (FromMacquarie ABC Dictionary)
Join 159 poets from across Australia in an exhilarating and often surprising foray into the many facets of ‘wild’ – human, animal, environmental and metaphorical.