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Author Partridge, Tamara-Ann, author

Title Behind closed doors / by Tamara-Ann Partridge
Published Townsville, Qld. : Black Ink Press, [2011]
©2011
©2011

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  827.04 P2751 A21/B  Unavailable C19
 W'PONDS  827.04 P2751 A21/B  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  827.04 P2751 A21/B  AVAILABLE
Description 56 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm
Contents Introduction -- Child abuse is a crime -- Dreams or memories -- A child cries, - the darkness closes round -- I need -- Look for the child -- No return -- Pictures on the wall -- Rainbow -- Reflections of a bear -- River of life -- Taari -- Taking blame -- The closest dreams -- Trust -- Where did I go? -- For Bee -- Tragedy -- You -- My little childhood -- Death -- Free forever -- Here now gone -- Precious love -- The night I lost my will -- Why -- My heart -- My sister is a survivor -- Farewell -- For Kyle -- For Mum -- Womb-mates -- A broken heart -- Feeling fine -- Hide and seek -- I am -- I don't know -- I hide -- Images -- My smile -- Shattered -- Teenagers -- Give me a chance -- I help them -- Moods -- My easy way out -- No more -- Promises -- The day was bright -- Their ideas -- The room -- The truth -- Look inside -- No rhyme or reason -- Puzzle pieces -- The monster -- The park -- Two -- A minute -- Calm day -- End the fight -- Lead us -- Sunshine -- To find happiness -- The forest of joy -- Growing up isn't easy -- Stars
Summary A young Indigenous woman who has survived family abuse while growing up, now offers her healing poetry and drawings to others in the hope that they will also heal. Some of these words are painful but they are accessible to adolescent and adult readers
Analysis Australian
Notes "A selection of poetry from Tamarra-Ann Partridge" --Front cover
Subject Australian poetry -- Aboriginal Australian authors.
Australian poetry -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Poetry.
ISBN 9781863340946 (paperback)