Issue Details: First known date: 1991 1991
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Winifred and Cyril

Contents

* Contents derived from the Armidale, Armidale area, New England, New South Wales,: Kardoorair Press , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Anything Goesi"The truth is life is mostly very dull,", Michael Sharkey , 1987 single work poetry (p. 7)
At Parramattai"At Parramatta, cradle of the culture of Australia,", Michael Sharkey , 1985 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Doing the Blocki"Some have lived lives shorter than the space", Michael Sharkey , 1987 single work poetry (p. 10-15)
Sky's Crossingi"I thought of you,", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 16)
Home Thoughts in Wellingtoni"All the romance of it dead and gone", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 17)
The Dead Barmaidi"They found her floating face-up in the stream", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 18)
Old Flamesi"His cigarettes like martyrs' emblems", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 19)
After Li Tengi"Now I get so drunk", Michael Sharkey , 1984 single work poetry (p. 20)
Balcony Scenei"Everything was perfect in its way:", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 21)
The Daily Doublei"I glance in the mirror, and there I see", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 22)
An Essay on Criticismi"Caligula knew it, Nero knew", Michael Sharkey , 1989 single work poetry (p. 23)
Poems on Rejection : A Letter to Julian Crofti"An evil eunuch surely sifts our fates:", Michael Sharkey , 1988 single work poetry (p. 24-28)
Pull the Other Onei"Too old-fashioned, too screwed-up", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 29)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 2 : The Railway Station, Arthur Streeton, 1893 : Art Gallery of New South Walesi"Vickery's bookshop was shut", Michael Sharkey , 1989 single work poetry (p. 30)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 1 : The Breakaway, Tom Roberts, 1891 : Art Gallery of South Australiai"This is a snap of me on Phar Lap.", Michael Sharkey , 1989 single work poetry (p. 30)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 4 : Great Divide, Mandy Martin, 1984 : Roslyn Oxley Galleryi"More like Antarctica, really,", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 31)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 3 : A Bush Burial, Frederic McCubbin, 1890 : Geelong Art Galleryi"It's always been like this.", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 31)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 5 : Sausage Valley, Frank Crozier, France 1916 : Australian War Memorial, Canberrai"This is the triumph of Modernist thought:", Michael Sharkey , 1989 single work poetry (p. 32)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 6 : CIRCE, Bertram Mackennal, 1892 : National Gallery of Victoriai"Need I remind you", Michael Sharkey , 1989 single work poetry (p. 33)
Pictures at an Exhibition : 7 : Bacchanal, Norm Lindsay, ca. 1928 : Ballarat Fine Art Galleryi"I sold this snap to the Sunlover's Monthly:", Michael Sharkey , 1991 single work poetry (p. 34)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Vaselined Oyster and a Serenade to Lace Penelope Nelson , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , May vol. 36 no. 5 1992; (p. 86-88)

— Review of The History of Colour : Poems K. F. Pearson 1991 selected work poetry ; Alive in Difficult Times : Poems 1985-1991 Michael Sharkey 1991 selected work poetry
After Poetry (10) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Graham Rowlands , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 124 1991; (p. 53-56)
A Vaselined Oyster and a Serenade to Lace Penelope Nelson , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , May vol. 36 no. 5 1992; (p. 86-88)

— Review of The History of Colour : Poems K. F. Pearson 1991 selected work poetry ; Alive in Difficult Times : Poems 1985-1991 Michael Sharkey 1991 selected work poetry
After Poetry (10) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Graham Rowlands , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 124 1991; (p. 53-56)
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