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Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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Selection of forty-one poems published in Australian literary journals and newspapers during 2002. Contributors' notes, pp.97-111, include authors' comments on individual poems.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Elegyi"There's a fig tree, its black trunk shines in the rain", Robert Adamson , 2002 single work poetry (p. 1)
Apostrophei"Poetry is our physician, and poetry will heal us.", Jordie Albiston , 2002 single work poetry (p. 2-3)
Towards the Horizoni"In Swedish it is synkrets--", John Allison , 2002 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Whisky Grassi"Only this morning I felt anxiety's tufted leaves, and with no", Judith Beveridge , 2002 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
A Prospect of the Young KB as a Critici"I remember with a kind of spiritual / intellectual", Ken Bolton , 2002 single work poetry (p. 8-11)
Nearnessi"The whirlwind that rose out of the book", Peter Boyle , 2002 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Arlesi"Half the charm of visiting", Gary Catalano , 2002 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Castlei"O forgive me but I forget my name.", Jennifer Compton , 2002 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
The Flower, the Thingi"Urgently, now, before us, the flower, the thing,", M. T. C. Cronin , 2002 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Eighth Heaveni"I open the flyscreen door and slip inside,", Stephen Edgar , 2002 single work poetry (p. 20-22)
Sydneyi"sydneys real as romance really is", Michael Farrell , 2002 single work poetry (p. 23)
Everlastingnessi"Caught on the crossing, undone", Philip Hammial , 2002 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Funambulisti"Coins fill the busker's hat;", Jennifer Harrison , 2002 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Firei"Two percent more oxygen and you could never", Michael Heald , 2002 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Occupation Housewifei"Advertisements asked: 'Which twin has the Toni?'", Clive James , 2002 single work poetry (p. 30-32)
Self Pityi"Have your jaws wired by a qualified surgeon at the Malago hospital", Judy Johnson , 2002 single work poetry (p. 33-35)
The Whirlpooli"Bones within my fingers grip", Aileen Kelly , 2002 single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Lyrical Unification in Gambieri"What remains barely the weather", John Kinsella , 2001-2002 single work poetry (p. 38-40)
These Giftsi"Days like these - cool afternoons", Bronwyn Lea , 2002 single work poetry (p. 41)
Father and Sonsi"He's been away for a week,", Geoffrey Lehmann , 2002 single work poetry (p. 42-45)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Mark Mahemoff , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , March no. 22 2004; Journal of Australian Studies , no. 81 2004; (p. 192-194)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
The Best Poetry: A Dialogue John Leonard , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 175 2004; (p. 88-91)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Self-Sufficient in Poetry Richard King , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , July-Aug. vol. 30 no. 6 2004; (p. 65)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
New Poetry 2003-2004 Adrian Caesar , 2004 single work essay review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 49 no. 2004; (p. 43-60)
Adrian Caesar, in reviewing the year's Australian poetry, states that he has "enjoyed comparatively little of what (he) read in many of the volumes..." and "...seeks to identify trends that militate against the work gaining much of an audience."
Untitled Bernard Gadd , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , September - December vol. 78 no. 3-4 2004; (p. 84)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Measures of a Metrical Mastery Hugh Tolhurst , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 November 2003; (p. 18)

— Review of The Indigo Book of Modern Australian Sonnets 2003 anthology poetry extract ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Into a Mansion of Many Rooms Lyn McCredden , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Dead Certs David McCooey , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 41-42)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Measures of a Metrical Mastery Hugh Tolhurst , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 November 2003; (p. 18)

— Review of The Indigo Book of Modern Australian Sonnets 2003 anthology poetry extract ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Into a Mansion of Many Rooms Lyn McCredden , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Dead Certs David McCooey , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 41-42)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Untitled Mark Mahemoff , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , March no. 22 2004; Journal of Australian Studies , no. 81 2004; (p. 192-194)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
The Best Poetry: A Dialogue John Leonard , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 175 2004; (p. 88-91)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Self-Sufficient in Poetry Richard King , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , July-Aug. vol. 30 no. 6 2004; (p. 65)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Untitled Bernard Gadd , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , September - December vol. 78 no. 3-4 2004; (p. 84)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
New Poetry 2003-2004 Adrian Caesar , 2004 single work essay review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 49 no. 2004; (p. 43-60)
Adrian Caesar, in reviewing the year's Australian poetry, states that he has "enjoyed comparatively little of what (he) read in many of the volumes..." and "...seeks to identify trends that militate against the work gaining much of an audience."
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