RIP Dorothy Porter
December 11, 2008 1:00 PM Subscribe
Australian poet Dorothy Porter passed away December 10th
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Dorothy Porter dead at 54.
Sitting on the train home from work I picked up a copy of The Daily Telegraph discarded on the seeat in front of me. Buried on page 20, was a tiny 8cm x 8cm article on the passing of Dorothy Porter, at age 54. Having only read "Ahkenaten
" at university earlier this year, I was somewhat saddened by the news, but also by the pitiful size of the article that carried it. There are better written obits on almost any
other news site
on the internet.
Here's some of her work
available online. But the work of hers which I'll remember most fondly is her collaboration with jazz musician Paul Grabowsky, and singer Katie Noonan, Before Time Could Change Us