Library Rock's Backpages

Paul Kelly's Stolen Apples

Jeff Apter, Rave (Australia), June 2007

PAUL KELLY obviously likes the look of the road less travelled. Who else would consider fusing the poetry of lower-case American e.e. cummings with an earthy, rootsy rock growl rarely heard this side of Sun Studios, circa 1955, or writing a post 9/11 meditation from a terrorist's viewpoint?

Total word count of piece: 1068


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.