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"Picture" by Victor Daley is a captivating and thought-provoking poetry collection that delves into themes of love, nature, and the passage of time. Daley's vivid imagery and evocative language paint a vivid picture of the world around us, inviting readers to pause and reflect on the beauty and complexity of life. Each poem is a unique snapshot that captures a moment in time, infusing the reader with a sense of wonder and nostalgia. Daley's masterful use of language and rhythm draws the reader in, transporting them to a world where emotions are raw and experiences are profound. Overall, "Picture" is a beautiful and lyrical collection that will resonate with readers long after they have turned the final page.

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Victor James William Patrick Daley was an Australian poet.

He was born in Ireland, and was educated at the Christian Brothers at Devonport in England. He arrived in Australia in 1878, and became a freelance journalist and writer in both Melbourne and Sydney. He is notable for becoming the first author in Australia who tried to earn a living from writing alone. In Sydney in 1898, he founded the bohemian Dawn and Dusk Club, which had many notable members such as writer Henry Lawson. He died at Sydney of tuberculosis.

He used the pseudonym Creeve Roe (Irish =Red Branch - the area next to the Navan where Cu Chulainn trained as a Red Branch Knight), as well as his own name. His Poems (1908) and other collections were published posthumously.

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