Publisher: mulla mulla press
Ann Gilchrist mixes familiar imagery with a broad landscape of settings in this enticing collection of poetry inspired by her life experiences. Glass Cabbages presents the reader with a diverse range of stories, themes and images ranging from death and corpses to stray cats in Greece, from the Australian landscape to motherhood and relationships. Originally from Scotland and now living in Australia, Gilchrist ties in her Scottish heritage with contemporary Australian life, evoking the beauty and harshness of life in both settings. This collection will appeal to readers who treasure the simplicities of day-to-day life, whilst exploring the complexities of living in a country with a devastating colonial history.