y Sky Poems selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Philip Salom http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/salom-philip
Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Helena.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 1987 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Sky Arrivali"Never mind how you got here, or why.", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 13)
Instructions for Living in the Skyi"This is the new world: a sphere and its envelope", Philip Salom , 1986 single work poetry (p. 14-16)
The Disabled and the Ones of Paini"Have risen from the stubborn world of objects,", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Smithy's Dreami"This bridge he risks each Friday after the pub.", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 19)
Paradisei"When they first appear on the sky-", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry satire (p. 20-22)
Migrants in the Skyi"At times, by endless concentration (you feel mad", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
Remarks About Your Otheri"Now the woman in red approaches.", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
A Little Bit of Colouri"The sky is blue astonishment, a seamless packed blue,", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 27)
Being There Perhaps, or Not Quitei"He's made himself the wall of heaven: salvation's", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Touch-Up Artisti"The work persists: to find each one of you,", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 30)
Seeing Gallipoli from the Skyi"To remember the veterans with my child-illusion:", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 31-33)
Dreami"Two honest men beside him, in tuxedos,", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 34)
Three Angles On Absorptioni"He saw it in the windmill when he went to feed the horses", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 35)
A Dreamer to His Observeri"There is nothing beneath the floor but sky.", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 36)
Speech Makingi"The room swirls in front of me like wind in a dark forest.", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 37-38)
Narcissus Considers Himselfi"It is not enough to simply live inside my body,", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 39-40)
Epigrams for Performers in the Skyi"The world lies in place like the lines of a glib play.", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 41-42)
Note: Six numbered stanzas.
Balcony Scene with Variationsi"After two delicious visits by her men, each leaving", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 44-45)
Bicentennial - Living Other Livesi"Which lives shall emerge from the waters? Kelly, the armour", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 46-48)
The Meetingi"They hold their bodies in the strangest ways", Philip Salom , 1987 single work poetry (p. 49)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Paintings and drawings by Theo Koning.

Works about this Work

Anzac and Why I Write Philip Salom , 1996 single work biography
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 339-341)
Coming Over, Overcoming Dennis Haskell , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 131 1991; (p. 13-14)
The Self Moving : Recent Australian Poetry Keith Russell , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 33 no. 4 1989; (p. 62-64)
Staggered Philip Salom , 1988 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , April vol. 8 no. 1 1988; (p. 23)
Letter Critical Dennis Garvey , 1988 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , June 1988; (p. 23)
Philip Salom Barbara Williams (interviewer), 1988 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 33 no. 4 1988; (p. 59-65) In Other Words : Interviews with Australian Poets 1998; (p. 186-196, notes 277)
Sojourn in the Sky : Conventions of Exile in Philip Salom's Sky Poems Kirsten Holst Petersen , Anna Rutherford , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 33 no. 2 1988; (p. 67-74)
Untitled Matthew Harding , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , February 1988;

— Review of Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Untitled Andrew Taylor , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , September vol. 2 no. 9 1987; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Full as an Egg : Three Poets Barbara Giles , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 94 1987; (p. 32-34)

— Review of There Was a Crooked Man : The Poems of Lex Banning Lex Banning 1987 collected work poetry ; Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry ; Pictures from the War John Foulcher 1987 selected work poetry
The Surreal, Absurd, Banal Faces of Verse Philip Neilsen , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 August 1987; (p. 13)

— Review of Pictures from the War John Foulcher 1987 selected work poetry ; From the Verandah : A Collection of Poetry Terry Harrington 1986 selected work poetry ; Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Recent Poetry Peter Goldsworthy , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Summer no. 33 1987; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Untitled Andrew Taylor , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , September vol. 2 no. 9 1987; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Full as an Egg : Three Poets Barbara Giles , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 94 1987; (p. 32-34)

— Review of There Was a Crooked Man : The Poems of Lex Banning Lex Banning 1987 collected work poetry ; Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry ; Pictures from the War John Foulcher 1987 selected work poetry
The Surreal, Absurd, Banal Faces of Verse Philip Neilsen , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 August 1987; (p. 13)

— Review of Pictures from the War John Foulcher 1987 selected work poetry ; From the Verandah : A Collection of Poetry Terry Harrington 1986 selected work poetry ; Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Recent Poetry Peter Goldsworthy , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Summer no. 33 1987; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
Untitled Matthew Harding , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , February 1988;

— Review of Sky Poems Philip Salom 1987 selected work poetry
The Self Moving : Recent Australian Poetry Keith Russell , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 33 no. 4 1989; (p. 62-64)
Staggered Philip Salom , 1988 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , April vol. 8 no. 1 1988; (p. 23)
Anzac and Why I Write Philip Salom , 1996 single work biography
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 339-341)
Coming Over, Overcoming Dennis Haskell , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 131 1991; (p. 13-14)
Letter Critical Dennis Garvey , 1988 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , June 1988; (p. 23)
Philip Salom Barbara Williams (interviewer), 1988 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 33 no. 4 1988; (p. 59-65) In Other Words : Interviews with Australian Poets 1998; (p. 186-196, notes 277)
Sojourn in the Sky : Conventions of Exile in Philip Salom's Sky Poems Kirsten Holst Petersen , Anna Rutherford , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 33 no. 2 1988; (p. 67-74)

Awards

1988 winner Western Australia Week Literary Award Poetry
1987 winner International Awards Commonwealth Poetry Prize Best Collection of Poetry
1987 (the only poetry book shortlisted) The Age Book of the Year Award
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