Possession single work   poetry   "The cranes of Korin are pacing out"
Is part of A Certain Distance Jan Owen 1986 sequence poetry
  • Author: Jan Owen http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/owen-jan
Issue Details: First known date: 1984 1984
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  • Author note: From the eighteenth century Japanese painting by Ogata Korin.
  • Note: Cranes in Chinese iconography are symbols of longevity. In both Chinese and Japanese culture their images are used to convey the wish for long life.
  • Sub-title: (Cranes by Ogata Korin)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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  • Appears in:
    y Quadrant vol. 28 no. 11 November 1984 Z605981 1984 periodical issue 1984 pg. 61
  • Appears in:
    y Boy with a Telescope Jan Owen , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1986 Z389398 1986 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1986 pg. 66
Alternative title: Possession
First line of verse: "The cranes of Korin are pacing"
Last amended 8 Feb 2002
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