Experts peek between the covers of Dreams, Hopes and Reflections, published in 1981 when the tycoon was 26
Clive Palmer has been praised as “rather humble, essentially good-hearted” and “well-meaning”. Well, his poetry has at least.
Palmer’s book of poetry, Dreams, Hopes and Reflections, was published in 1981 under the name F Clive Palmer when the mining magnate, and possible billionaire, was 26. It is not known how many copies survive, but when one happened to cross Guardian Australia’s desk it was immediately handed over to the experts.
I’m old now
Once I was beautiful
Gandhi I know you
Though I was not born
A better world to live in
a better way of life
You always wanted
what I could not giveContinue reading...