y The City of Home selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Thomas Shapcott http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/shapcott-thomas-w
Issue Details: First known date: 1995 1995
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Notes

  • Dedication: For David and Gregory
  • Epigraph: The poem never reveals its proper name, not even to its author. Kevin Hart: A. D. Hope

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1995 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The City of Homei"The City of Home is reached only in dreams.", Thomas Shapcott , 1989 single work poetry (p. xi)
Meditation 1 : Hugging the Centre : 1 : Making a Towni"Your claim on the town is a lien that is as firm", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
Meditation 1 : Hugging the Centre, Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 1-9)
Meditation 1 : Hugging the Centre : 2 : Waiti"We are in the metropolis mode, confident in that", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 3)
Meditation 1 : Hugging the Centre : 3 : It is the Nighti"It is not the night for recitals.", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Meditation 1 : Hugging the Centre : 4 : Making Iti"Ending it, is the theory.", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Meditation 1 : Hugging the Centre : 5 : Exploiti"Look how far we've gone without being specific.", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Four Parks : 1 : Itchy Parki"It was a triangle of sloping ground with a dozen starved trees;", Thomas Shapcott , 1990 single work poetry (p. 10)
Bush Lemon (1945)i"Too big for a golf ball", Thomas Shapcott , 1994 single work poetry Bush Lemon, 1945 (p. 11)
Victory Celebrationsi"I was ten. They say that in big Brisbane", Thomas Shapcott , 1990 single work poetry (p. 12)
Four Parks : 4 : Adelaidei"You saw us from your car, hand-in-hand", Thomas Shapcott , 1990 single work poetry (p. 13)
An Ordinary Partyi"What was the year of Jacqui Finimore's party?", Thomas Shapcott , 1991 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
After Thomas Traherne (for Gwen Harwood)i"Only the first time can be repeated.", Thomas Shapcott , 1993 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Itchy Park (2)i"The von Losberg house off Itchy Park", Thomas Shapcott , 1994 single work poetry (p. 18)
Itchy Park Songi"Where did she go, Cathy in Itchy Park?", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 19)
Near Itchy Parki"The Big House down the street had walls, not a fence.", Thomas Shapcott , 1991 single work poetry (p. 20)
Folklorei"The Daylight family were the most beautiful", Thomas Shapcott , 1992 single work poetry (p. 21)
Hostelsi"The men's hostel burned, there were no precautions", Thomas Shapcott , 1991 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Postcard from Naxosi"Naxos is an island of mind here in the South Pacific: it is", Thomas Shapcott , 1993 single work poetry (p. 24)
Maremmai"I remember olive trees on someone's farm outside Adelaide,", Thomas Shapcott , 1991 single work poetry (p. 25)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Pelicans, Cycads and Ghost Crabs : Judith Wright and the Poetry of Queensland Martin Duwell , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Hot Iron Corrugated Sky : 100 Years of Queensland Writing 2002; (p. 136-147)
'What Is Gone Is Not Gone': Intimations in the Poetry of Thomas Shapcott David McCooey , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 18 no. 1 1997; (p. 21-30)
Reviews Peter Boyle , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Scarp , October no. 29 1996; (p. 53-57)

— Review of Monkey's Wedding Marcelle Freiman 1995 selected work poetry ; The Silo : A Pastoral Symphony : Poems John Kinsella 1995 selected work poetry ; The Colour of Maps Warrick Wynne 1995 selected work poetry ; Learning to Breathe under Water Carolyn Gerrish 1995 selected work poetry ; The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Northside and Southside Martin Duwell , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 February 1996; (p. rev 7)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Cold Wires of Rain Anthony Lawrence 1995 selected work poetry
Untitled Helen Horton , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , Autumn vol. 8 no. 1 1996; (p. 162-163)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Under the Ashes of Type-Face Noel Rowe , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , Spring vol. 56 no. 3 1996; (p. 213-220)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Mortal Instruments : Poems 1990-1995 Bruce Dawe 1995 selected work poetry
Poet Meditates on the Past Herbert C. Jaffa , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 10 no. 2 1996; (p. 153-155)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Untitled Bruce Beaver , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 174 1995; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
A City Remembered Ken L. Goodwin , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 September 1995; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Love and Lust in Memorial Debut Heather Cam , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 September 1995; (p. 14A)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Mortal Instruments : Poems 1990-1995 Bruce Dawe 1995 selected work poetry ; Coming Up for Light Aileen Kelly 1994 selected work poetry ; Making Country Barrett Reid 1995 selected work poetry
Poetry Kevin Hart , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 November 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Mortal Instruments : Poems 1990-1995 Bruce Dawe 1995 selected work poetry ; Inheritance : A Poem Tom Petsinis 1995 single work poetry
Reviews Peter Boyle , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Scarp , October no. 29 1996; (p. 53-57)

— Review of Monkey's Wedding Marcelle Freiman 1995 selected work poetry ; The Silo : A Pastoral Symphony : Poems John Kinsella 1995 selected work poetry ; The Colour of Maps Warrick Wynne 1995 selected work poetry ; Learning to Breathe under Water Carolyn Gerrish 1995 selected work poetry ; The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Untitled Bruce Beaver , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 174 1995; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
A City Remembered Ken L. Goodwin , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 September 1995; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Love and Lust in Memorial Debut Heather Cam , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 September 1995; (p. 14A)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Mortal Instruments : Poems 1990-1995 Bruce Dawe 1995 selected work poetry ; Coming Up for Light Aileen Kelly 1994 selected work poetry ; Making Country Barrett Reid 1995 selected work poetry
Poetry Kevin Hart , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 November 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Mortal Instruments : Poems 1990-1995 Bruce Dawe 1995 selected work poetry ; Inheritance : A Poem Tom Petsinis 1995 single work poetry
Northside and Southside Martin Duwell , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 February 1996; (p. rev 7)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Cold Wires of Rain Anthony Lawrence 1995 selected work poetry
Untitled Helen Horton , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , Autumn vol. 8 no. 1 1996; (p. 162-163)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Under the Ashes of Type-Face Noel Rowe , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , Spring vol. 56 no. 3 1996; (p. 213-220)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry ; Mortal Instruments : Poems 1990-1995 Bruce Dawe 1995 selected work poetry
Poet Meditates on the Past Herbert C. Jaffa , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 10 no. 2 1996; (p. 153-155)

— Review of The City of Home Thomas Shapcott 1995 selected work poetry
Pelicans, Cycads and Ghost Crabs : Judith Wright and the Poetry of Queensland Martin Duwell , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Hot Iron Corrugated Sky : 100 Years of Queensland Writing 2002; (p. 136-147)
'What Is Gone Is Not Gone': Intimations in the Poetry of Thomas Shapcott David McCooey , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 18 no. 1 1997; (p. 21-30)
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