y Surface Tension selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1998 1998
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Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated with love to Luke Peter Westbury 9.5.81 - 17.12.97
  • Epigraph: In your light I learn to love, / In your beauty to make poems. / You dance inside my chest, / Where no-one sees you, / But sometimes I do / And that sight becomes this art. - Rumi

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,: Five Islands Press , 1998 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Beach Suite : I : On the First Warm Dayi"There's a woman asleep", Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 10)
Beach Suite, Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 10-15)
Beach Suite : II : Fishingi"The worker carefully rolls up his trouser legs", Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 11)
Beach Suite : III : Real Enoughi"As if some giant hand", Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 12)
Beach Suite : IV : Cuttlefishi"A man follows the tideline of jetsam", Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 13)
Beach Suite : V : Bivalvesi"When the latest tide retreats", Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 14)
Beach Suite : VI : Pelicansi"Last night the sea, by stealth,", Debbie Westbury , 1996 single work poetry (p. 15)
Wrapti"In winter the sea is warmer", Debbie Westbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 16)
Blinded By the Lighti"I am drowning", Debbie Westbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 17)
Spirit Markersi"to the house on the hill", Debbie Westbury , 1997 single work poetry (p. 18)
Surface Tensioni"I woke in the shallows", Debbie Westbury , 1997 single work poetry (p. 18)
Meditation With Cloud and Waterbirdi"the sky's blank blue", Debbie Westbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 19)
One Bodyi"Picture a slow-motion loop", Debbie Westbury , 1995 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Note: Dedication: (for Merlinda Bobis)
The Night Beforei"It was a mistake", Debbie Westbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 22-3)
Whalespotting at Wombarrai"Last night I rushed to the headland in my gown", Debbie Westbury , 1994 single work poetry (p. 25)
Note: Epigraph: 'For as Jonah was ... the earth' Matthew 12.40
Family Pictures - The Writing's on the Wall a Scatologyi"What had the boy made of it,", Debbie Westbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 26-7)
Two-Part Inventioni"for a girl her hands were big", Debbie Westbury , 1994 single work poetry (p. 28)
No Name, the Dolli"She was the kind of woman", Debbie Westbury , 1995-1996 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Borderlines IIi"her arms and legs", Debbie Westbury , 1998 single work poetry (p. 31)
A Virgin's Christmasi"It's quiet.", Debbie Westbury , 1995-1996 single work poetry (p. 32-3)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

No Camps or Movements : Recent Poetry Tracy Ryan , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 45 no. 2000; (p. 78-92)

— Review of What a Piece of Work Dorothy Porter 1999 single work novel ; The Scarring Geoff Page 1999 single work novel ; Every Night They Dance Andy Kissane 2000 selected work poetry ; Jaywalking Blues : poems Kevin Murray 1999 selected work poetry ; Around Here Cath Kenneally 1999 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; Dear B Jennifer Harrison 1998 selected work poetry ; Republics : Poems Christopher Kelen 2000 selected work poetry ; Rogue Equations Wendy Jenkins 2000 selected work poetry
Really Missing Modernism Lee Cataldi , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 156 1999; (p. 102-106)

— Review of All Lies and Jests Scott Welsh 1999 selected work poetry short story ; What a Piece of Work Dorothy Porter 1999 single work novel ; Dedications S. C. Harrex 1999 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; Body-Flame : Poems Michael Heald 1998 selected work poetry ; Gone Bush with Horrie and Me Barney Roberts 1998 selected work poetry ; Editing the Moon Caroline Caddy 1999 selected work poetry ; The Willing Eye : Poems Tracy Ryan 1999 selected work poetry ; The Genius of Human Imperfection Jack Hibberd 1998 selected work poetry ; Family Ties : Australian Poems of the Family 1998 anthology poetry ; August 6th Ken Bolton 1999 selected work poetry ; Happy Accidents Ken Bolton 1999 selected work poetry ; How Many Roads? : The Bob Dylan Theme Team Scott Welsh 1998 selected work short story poetry
Untitled Helen Horton , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , vol. 11 no. 1 1999; (p. 151-154)

— Review of The Satin Bowerbird Jean Kent 1998 selected work poetry ; Listening to a Far Sea Diane Fahey 1998 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry
Grace Abounding? John Knight , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 18 no. 2 1999; (p. 80-82)

— Review of The Impossible : and other poems R. A. Simpson 1998 selected work poetry ; Coping with Fall-Out Rae Sexton 1995 selected work poetry ; Thresholds : Poems Fiona Johnston 1998 selected work poetry ; Thicker Than Water Sherryl Clark 1999 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; The Vigilant Heart Catherine Bateson 1998 selected work poetry ; The World Beyond the Fig M. T. C. Cronin 1998 selected work poetry ; Ceremonies of the Sun and Moon Chloe Roe 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Lyn McCredden , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Heat , no. 12 1999; (p. 255-259)

— Review of The World Beyond the Fig M. T. C. Cronin 1998 selected work poetry ; A Latin Primer Susan Hampton 1998 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; The Vigilant Heart Catherine Bateson 1998 selected work poetry
A Paring Down Bev Roberts , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 210 1999; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; Thicker Than Water Sherryl Clark 1999 selected work poetry
Don't Play Games, I Want to Be Woken Up Rebecca Edwards , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , October vol. 25 no. 2 1998; (p. 97-100)

— Review of The Impossible : and other poems R. A. Simpson 1998 selected work poetry ; Songs of the Last Chinese Poet Yu Ouyang 1997 sequence poetry ; Out of the Fast Lane Mal Morgan 1998 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; The Hanging of Jean Lee Jordie Albiston 1998 single work novel
Really Missing Modernism Lee Cataldi , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 156 1999; (p. 102-106)

— Review of All Lies and Jests Scott Welsh 1999 selected work poetry short story ; What a Piece of Work Dorothy Porter 1999 single work novel ; Dedications S. C. Harrex 1999 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; Body-Flame : Poems Michael Heald 1998 selected work poetry ; Gone Bush with Horrie and Me Barney Roberts 1998 selected work poetry ; Editing the Moon Caroline Caddy 1999 selected work poetry ; The Willing Eye : Poems Tracy Ryan 1999 selected work poetry ; The Genius of Human Imperfection Jack Hibberd 1998 selected work poetry ; Family Ties : Australian Poems of the Family 1998 anthology poetry ; August 6th Ken Bolton 1999 selected work poetry ; Happy Accidents Ken Bolton 1999 selected work poetry ; How Many Roads? : The Bob Dylan Theme Team Scott Welsh 1998 selected work short story poetry
Untitled Helen Horton , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , vol. 11 no. 1 1999; (p. 151-154)

— Review of The Satin Bowerbird Jean Kent 1998 selected work poetry ; Listening to a Far Sea Diane Fahey 1998 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry
Don't Play Games, I Want to Be Woken Up Rebecca Edwards , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , October vol. 25 no. 2 1998; (p. 97-100)

— Review of The Impossible : and other poems R. A. Simpson 1998 selected work poetry ; Songs of the Last Chinese Poet Yu Ouyang 1997 sequence poetry ; Out of the Fast Lane Mal Morgan 1998 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; The Hanging of Jean Lee Jordie Albiston 1998 single work novel
Grace Abounding? John Knight , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 18 no. 2 1999; (p. 80-82)

— Review of The Impossible : and other poems R. A. Simpson 1998 selected work poetry ; Coping with Fall-Out Rae Sexton 1995 selected work poetry ; Thresholds : Poems Fiona Johnston 1998 selected work poetry ; Thicker Than Water Sherryl Clark 1999 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; The Vigilant Heart Catherine Bateson 1998 selected work poetry ; The World Beyond the Fig M. T. C. Cronin 1998 selected work poetry ; Ceremonies of the Sun and Moon Chloe Roe 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Lyn McCredden , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Heat , no. 12 1999; (p. 255-259)

— Review of The World Beyond the Fig M. T. C. Cronin 1998 selected work poetry ; A Latin Primer Susan Hampton 1998 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; The Vigilant Heart Catherine Bateson 1998 selected work poetry
A Paring Down Bev Roberts , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 210 1999; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; Thicker Than Water Sherryl Clark 1999 selected work poetry
No Camps or Movements : Recent Poetry Tracy Ryan , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 45 no. 2000; (p. 78-92)

— Review of What a Piece of Work Dorothy Porter 1999 single work novel ; The Scarring Geoff Page 1999 single work novel ; Every Night They Dance Andy Kissane 2000 selected work poetry ; Jaywalking Blues : poems Kevin Murray 1999 selected work poetry ; Around Here Cath Kenneally 1999 selected work poetry ; Surface Tension Debbie Westbury 1998 selected work poetry ; Dear B Jennifer Harrison 1998 selected work poetry ; Republics : Poems Christopher Kelen 2000 selected work poetry ; Rogue Equations Wendy Jenkins 2000 selected work poetry
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