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Dorothy Porter Dorothy Porter i(A5888 works by) (a.k.a. Dorothy Featherstone Porter; Dot Porter)
Born: Established: 26 Mar 1954 Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 10 Dec 2008 Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Female
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1 4 The Fiery Maze Dorothy Porter , Tim Finn (composer), 2016 single work musical theatre

'The Fiery Maze / was conceived by Porter and Finn in 1995 as a ‘rock concert album’. The talents of these two extraordinary artists will combine to produce raw, intimate songs about love, sex and obsession, as Finn is joined on stage by the mesmerising Abi Tucker.

'Porter’s previously unpublished lyrics deal with the disillusions of love, as well as the blinding moments of blazing connection. Porter is known for the visceral power of her language; for crafting characters, scenarios and poems that crackle with sexual energy. The journey into ‘love’s hopeless fiery maze’ is no exception.

'Conjuring a wild world of lust, paranoia and possession, this consuming song cycle / unites two iridescent artists – musician Tim Finn and poet Dorothy Porter.' (Production summary)

1 Nocturne from The Ghost Wife Jonathan Mills , Dorothy Porter , 2016 single work lyric/song
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 76 no. 1 2016;
1 Poems from the Verse Novel El Dorado Dorothy Porter , 2013 extract (El Dorado)
— Appears in: The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter 2013; (p. 100-105)
1 Poems from the Verse Novel Wild Surmise Dorothy Porter , 2013 extract (Wild Surmise)
— Appears in: The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter 2013; (p. 87-96)
1 Poems from the Verse Novel What a Piece of Work Dorothy Porter , 2013 extract (What a Piece of Work)
— Appears in: The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter 2013; (p. 40-45)
1 3 y separately published work icon The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2013 6049379 2013 selected work poetry

'Dorothy Porter was one of Australia’s truly original writers, renowned for her passionate, offbeat poetry and verse novels. The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter draws from her life’s work to present the many facets of Porter the poet, from stretching the fabric of ancient mythology to delving into the beauty of the natural world, or inking an intimate message on your heart. This elegant hardback, a companion volume to The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray, is the perfect gift for Porter fans and newcomers alike. (Publisher's blurb)

1 His Kids Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 961-962)
1 Funeral Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 959-961)
1 Among Friends Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 958-959)
1 His Cath Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 956-958)
1 Howzat! Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 954-956)
1 Emma Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 951-952)
1 Making Them Gold Dorothy Porter , 2011 extract poetry (El Dorado)
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 951)
1 The Gold Blessing i "'Just like the others, boss,'", Dorothy Porter , 2011 poetry extract
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 950-951)
1 The Hand i "The little girl's", Dorothy Porter , 2011 poetry extract
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 950)
1 Your Parrots i "Can the colour of grass", Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Love Poems 2010; (p. 216)
1 Love i "During my good moments", Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Love Poems 2010; (p. 215)
1 Cold Turkey i "It was like a fiendish flu.", Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Love Poems 2010; (p. 213-214)
1 Cider i "All it takes is one delicious sip.", Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Love Poems 2010; (p. 211-212)
1 Singularity i "Is the point where Phoebe has", Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Love Poems 2010; (p. 210)
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