Bliss

“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive…” — Wordsworth, from his rabid youth.

John Tranter: Documents by Others

Was the past ever like this? Hardly... photo still from the UK movie "Hippie Hippie Shake", a turkey quickly consigned to the DVD bin
Was the past ever like this? Hardly… photo still from the UK movie "Hippie Hippie Shake", a turkey quickly consigned to the trash can.

The American philosopher George Santayana once wrote ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ These ancient documents on my Homepage (on my Main Site) are from deep in the the Labyrinth, bearing faded inscriptions and the faint whisper of urgent voices from another time. They are presented in the hope that they may help to explain how we arrived here, and whence, and to provide enlightenment and inspiration for others. J.T.

[»»] Kris Hemensley: The Beginnings — a note on La Mama (1974): First published in «Applestealers» — a collection of the New Poetry in Australia.

[»»] Kris Hemensley: Note and Comments: From New Poetry magazine, Vol 21 Nº 4, 1973, pp. 59-63; In 1973, under the editorship of Robert Adamson and Terry Sturm, New Poetry magazine continued its practice of publishing a list of succinct and internationally wide-ranging Notes and Comments at the back. These had been compiled by Carl Harrison-Ford under various pseudonyms. Authorship now passed to Kris Hemensley from Melbourne.

[»»] Kris Hemensley: Note and Comments from New Poetry magazine, Vol 21 Nº 5+6, 1974

[»»] Kris Hemensley: Note and Comments from New Poetry magazine, Vol 22 Nº 4, 1974