I am magpie | Episode 5 (Poems XX – XXII)

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Eliza sees playfulness in the women, yet there on the headland, her own spirit wavers as shadows resurface. Drained of hope, Eliza faces her failure to embody her vision for a new world.

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I am magpie | Episode 4 (Poems XVI – XIX)

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As Spring arrives in the colony, Eliza gathers her spirit through her morning musings. Her dreams provide no insight to her purpose, yet they do arouse memories. We begin to see what sets Eliza apart.

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I am magpie | Episode 3 (Poems XI – XV)

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Just as a bird yearns to sing, Eliza needs a way through to the language of the Yura. The winter settles in, and on the horizon come a series of changes that throw focus on despondency all around her.

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I am magpie | Episode 2 (Poems VI – X)

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On her walk to the headland, Eliza encounters more characters from her dream. Joy soon turns to disappointment as shadows emerge and everything seems beyond her grasp. We learn of Eliza’s husband, Thomas.

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I am magpie | Episode 1 (Poems I – V)

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We meet Eliza as she wakes from a lucid dream, her body reawakened. Holding fast to this newly discovered joy, she shares her delight and her new intention with her neighbour Meg, the midwife.

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I am Magpie | Podcast by Bronwyn Eather

I am magpie – Introduction

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Eliza Collins. A fictional character, set in history. Fascinated by language and how it might change society. Let me introduce ‘I am magpie’.

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I am magpie | Audiobook Part 2 (Poems XLI – LXXIV)

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‘I am magpie’ is a lyric novel that will appeal to those interested in explorations of the enlightened age of the late 1700s, or in Australian historical fiction of the very early colonial years in Sydney and in Indigenous language of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. For those engaged in Jungian shadow work, observe Eliza’s struggle through her dreams and her daily endeavour, to integrate various female archetypes on her quest. In Eliza we see the vibrant innocence of puella, the benevolence of mother, the wild passions of lover, the determination of a pioneering spirit and the striving for wisdom echoed in her older friend and neighbour, Meg.

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I am magpie | Audiobook Part 1 (Poems I – XL)

I am magpie
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I am magpie | Audiobook Part 1 (Poems I – XL)
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I am magpie is a lyric novel that will appeal to those interested in explorations of the enlightened age of the late 1700s, or in Australian historical fiction of the very early colonial years in Sydney and in Indigenous language of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. For those engaged in Jungian shadow work, observe Eliza’s struggle through her dreams and her daily endeavour, to integrate various female archetypes on her quest. In Eliza we see the vibrant innocence of puella, the benevolence of mother, the wild passions of lover, the determination of a pioneering spirit and the striving for wisdom echoed in her older friend and neighbour, Meg.

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I am magpie | Episode 19 (Poems LXXII – LXXIV) FINAL

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Eliza settles into her future. Back and forth a flow of stories loud or whispered, laughter and song. They watch the glittering constellations and Eliza gives thanks for the salve to her spirit.

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I am magpie | Episode 18 (Poems LXX – LXXI)

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Deep shadows rise into the light as Eliza aligns with her purpose and integrates loss and love. She receives her third and final talisman.

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