y Portrait in Skin selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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Notes

  • Dedication: for Helen
  • Epigraph: 'I really do think with my pen, for my head often knows nothing of what my hand is writing.' Ludwig Wittgenstein

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,: Five Islands Press , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Feet Firsti"By some sleight-of-time the days return", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 13)
Wingsi"Aerodynamically speaking", Kevin Brophy , 2001 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
You Can Have Faith in Thisi"Open-mouthed as pockets, crumpled as handkerchiefs,", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Forty-Five Years on a Bicyclei"The bicycle-keel counterweights him as he takes the corner", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
When Gliders Collidei"When the air could no longer hold those gliders high as smoke", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 20)
If I Could Tell Youi"Waking from uneasy dreams I ask aloud, what time is it,", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 21)
Recovered Lifei"I come down to the foot of the stairs", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Dressing Gownsi"Soft and hooked on the back of a door", Kevin Brophy , 1999 single work poetry Dressing Gown (p. 24)
Note: With title: Dressing Gown
Calculationi"A nineteen-year old dog is asleep on", Kevin Brophy , 1999 single work poetry (p. 25)
What to Do When You're Told It's Not Canceri"Because I was over fifty now and a responsible citizen", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 26-28)
Turning Fiftyi"Yes, the sea here still shakes sunlight off its back", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 29)
50 : A Work in Progressi"At fifty and more a floater than a swimmer, more a stroller than a runner", Kevin Brophy , 1999 single work poetry (p. 30)
Blowfly Nighti"this is the kind of night blowflies possess", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 31)
Untitledi"Biting", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 32)
Untitledi"Backyard loquat tree", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 32)
Untitledi"empty tins of blue paint", Kevin Brophy , 2000 single work poetry (p. 32)
Untitledi"to match their summer window", Kevin Brophy , 2000 single work poetry (p. 32)
Untitledi"The cat shares its food", Kevin Brophy , 2002 single work poetry (p. 33)
Untitledi"out of kindness now", Kevin Brophy , 2000 single work poetry (p. 33)
Untitledi"Shaking hands", Kevin Brophy , 2000 single work poetry (p. 33)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Reviews T. M. Collins , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Studio : A Journal of Christians Writing , Autumn no. 98 2005; (p. 36)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry
Angels of Breath David McCooey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 249 2003; (p. 55-56)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; The Islanders Andrew Sant 2002 selected work poetry
Recent Writing Les Wicks , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , June no. 27 2003; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; In a Night House Jennifer Saunders 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled Kevin Gillam , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Five Bells , Winter vol. 10 no. 3 2003; (p. 56)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry
Substantial and Subtle Talents Geoff Page , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Winter-Spring no. 93-94 2003; (p. 166-169)

— Review of Agamemnon's Poppies Adrienne Eberhard 2003 selected work poetry ; Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry
Always Disappearing David McCooey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 48 no. 2003; (p. 74-84)

— Review of Mangroves Laurie Duggan 2003 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems : 1961-2002 Les Murray 2002 selected work poetry ; Gwen Harwood : Collected Poems 1943-1995 Gwen Harwood 2003 collected work poetry ; Wild Surmise Dorothy Porter 2002 single work novel ; A Break in the Weather John Jenkins 2003 single work novel ; Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; The Fall Jordie Albiston 2003 selected work poetry ; Anything the Landlord Touches Emma Lew 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled Justin Lowe , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Retort Magazine 2001-;

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; Sand Connie Barber 2002 selected work poetry
Angels of Breath David McCooey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 249 2003; (p. 55-56)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; The Islanders Andrew Sant 2002 selected work poetry
Recent Writing Les Wicks , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , June no. 27 2003; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; In a Night House Jennifer Saunders 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled Kevin Gillam , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Five Bells , Winter vol. 10 no. 3 2003; (p. 56)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry
Substantial and Subtle Talents Geoff Page , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Winter-Spring no. 93-94 2003; (p. 166-169)

— Review of Agamemnon's Poppies Adrienne Eberhard 2003 selected work poetry ; Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry
Always Disappearing David McCooey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 48 no. 2003; (p. 74-84)

— Review of Mangroves Laurie Duggan 2003 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems : 1961-2002 Les Murray 2002 selected work poetry ; Gwen Harwood : Collected Poems 1943-1995 Gwen Harwood 2003 collected work poetry ; Wild Surmise Dorothy Porter 2002 single work novel ; A Break in the Weather John Jenkins 2003 single work novel ; Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; The Fall Jordie Albiston 2003 selected work poetry ; Anything the Landlord Touches Emma Lew 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled Justin Lowe , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Retort Magazine 2001-;

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry ; Sand Connie Barber 2002 selected work poetry
Reviews T. M. Collins , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Studio : A Journal of Christians Writing , Autumn no. 98 2005; (p. 36)

— Review of Portrait in Skin Kevin Brophy 2002 selected work poetry
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