• Author: Roberta Sykes http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/sykes-roberta
Issue Details: First known date: 1979 1979
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Notes

  • Dedication: For my mother/Who knows a lot about children/But not so much about Blacks, For my sisters/Della and Lee/Who didn't let me grow up lonely.
  • Epigraph: The supreme expression of love is/a total commitment to freedom;//the supreme expression of freedom is a total commitment to love.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Requiemi"Neatly pressed / dressed / crowds /", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 15)
On Visiting Prisonersi"Mr. Warden-in-Charge /", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 16)
Racheli"Named from the Bible /", Roberta Sykes , 1976 single work poetry (p. 17)
Monopolyi"The trip to England is a mighty success,", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 18-21)
Fallin'i"The Sister has been raped, they said.", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 22)
Lament for the Strikersi"I read /", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
One Dayi"Moving along Main St. /", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 25)
Cyclei"The revolution is conceived", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Final Counti"The children are dying /", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 28)
Love Poems : Ii"I", Roberta Sykes , 1979 single work poetry (p. 31)
Love Poems : IIi"Waited by the phone for three whole centuries,", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 32)
Of Insecurityi"Every small while", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 33)
That Mani"When that man comes home /", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Sins of Omissioni"Omitted to tell you...", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 36)
Deathi"I", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 37)
Soni"Do you remember, I wonder,", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Sisters (for the Mother of Ruth....)i"Look into your book this morning", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 40)
A Poem for Poetsi"A lot of poems are lost.", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 41)
Untitledi"Proud of", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 42-43)
Peoplei"Some of us eat", Roberta Sykes , 1979-1988 single work poetry (p. 46)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cammeray, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Saturday Centre , 1979 .
      Extent: 57p.
      Edition info: The first edition is limited to 1000 copies of which the first 300 copies are numbered and autographed.
      Limited edition info: This first edition is limited to 1000 copies of which the first 300 copies are numbered and autographed.
      Written as: Bobbi Sykes
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Pat O'Shane August, 1979.
      • Introduction by Bobbi Sykes.
      ISBN: 0909293392
Alternative title: Revolution, Liebe, Menschen : Gedichte
Language: German , English
Notes:
Text in English and German on facing pages.
    • Munster,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      WURF , 1990 .
      Extent: 111p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Osnabruck Bilingual Etions of Minority Authors ; 3
      ISBN: 3923881371

Works about this Work

Roberta Sykes with Cliff Watego : Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes , Clifford Watego (interviewer), 1990 single work interview
— Appears in: Writers in Action: The Writer's Choice Evenings 1990; (p. 25-41)
A Passionate Commitment Jena Woodhouse , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Imago , March vol. 1 no. 1 1989; (p. 48-49)

— Review of Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes 1979 selected work poetry
Living Close to the Bone Jena Woodhouse , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Hecate , vol. 14 no. 2 1988; (p. 85-90)

— Review of Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes 1979 selected work poetry
A Passionate Commitment Jena Woodhouse , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Imago , March vol. 1 no. 1 1989; (p. 48-49)

— Review of Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes 1979 selected work poetry
Living Close to the Bone Jena Woodhouse , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Hecate , vol. 14 no. 2 1988; (p. 85-90)

— Review of Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes 1979 selected work poetry
Roberta Sykes with Cliff Watego : Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes , Clifford Watego (interviewer), 1990 single work interview
— Appears in: Writers in Action: The Writer's Choice Evenings 1990; (p. 25-41)
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