The poem calls upon the poet's childhood memories of gravestones on Silverton Common amid the ruins of a once prosperous mining town and makes connections with place and rural identity.
|Type||18-line poem, 3 defined stanzas of 8, 7 and 3 lines respectively, free form, desert theme.|
|Place of Publication||Broken Hill, NSW, Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
|Name||The Living Desert|