Poems from the Madhouse

Jeffs, Sandy

Our Price
Retail Price AUD$19.95
Your Price
In Stock (1)
Dispatch: 1 day

Poems from the Madhouse/Jeffs, Sandy/Paper/1876756349/S049-A2


Gift Wrapping
Add Gift Wrapping (click checkbox)

If you would like a gift wrapping message, please add it in the Notes section on the checkout page, thank you.
Publisher: Spinifex
ISBN-13: 9781876756345
Binding: Paperback
Year Published: 2002
surrounded by the swirling nothingness of chaos,
with the indignant idiocy of haze and alienation,
I sit
where perception becomes a burden
and where the burden becomes the loss of perception


"The language challenges her with fifty names for madness, writing of a life of vigilance and struggle, she enlarges our understanding of human capacity. These repeated acts of courage, Sandy Jeffs' poems, 'toil to make a harmony of disorder'." - Judith Rodriguez.

"This is disturbing but quite wonderful poetry, because of its clarity, its humour, its imagery, and the insights it gives us into being human, being mad, being sane. I read and read - and was profoundly moved. I delighted in it as poetry; I was touched by its honesty, courage and vulnerability." - Anne Deveson.

Anne Elder Award, Second Prize (1993).

Human Rights Award, Certificate of Commendation (1994).
ID: 20292
Code: AB000113