y The Weight of Irises selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Nicolette Stasko http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/stasko-nicolette
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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Notes

  • Dedication: for D and J
  • Epigraphs:
    The drunk sells his coat. / The thief sells his mother. / Only the poet sells his soul to separate it / from the body that he loves. -- Tomaz Salamun, 'Folk Song'.
    Throw away the lights, the definitions, / And say what you see in the dark -- Wallace Stevens, 'The Man with the Blue Guitar'.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fitzroy North, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Pepper , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Little Shelteri"Everything eventually", Nicolette Stasko , 2003 single work poetry

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Metres of Wit, Without Explanation Gig Ryan , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2004; (p. 4)

— Review of Ode Ode Michael Farrell 2002 selected work poetry ; Light and Water : Forty Prose Poems 1980-1999 Gary Catalano 2002 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Oliver Dennis , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 96 2004; (p. 62-67)

— Review of Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin 2003 selected work poetry ; Ships on Fire Robert Drummond 2002 selected work poetry ; Drumming on Water : a Verse Novel Geoff Page 2003 single work novel ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry ; Rooms and Sequences Mike Ladd 2003 selected work poetry ; High in the Pawpaw Tree Andrew Hardy 2003 selected work poetry ; Extraction of Arrows Kathryn Lomer 2003 selected work poetry ; It Is Nearly Dark When I Come to the Indian Ocean : The Collected Poems of Joyce Lee Joyce Lee 2003 selected work poetry ; A First Reader John Watson 2003 selected work poetry
What We Actually See: New Poetry Kerry Leves , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 175 2004; (p. 91-95)

— Review of Jabiluka Honey : New and Selected Poems Richard Hillman 2003 selected work poetry ; Curving My Eyes to Almonds Liat Kirby 2001 selected work poetry ; Timedancing Jan Owen 2002 selected work poetry ; Holiday Coast Medusa Rebecca Edwards 2002 single work novel ; Lost in the Foreground Stephen Edgar 2003 selected work poetry ; City and Stranger : Poems Aileen Kelly 2002 selected work poetry ; Medium Security Louise Wakeling 2002 selected work poetry ; A Tasmanian Paradise Lost : A Poem Graeme Hetherington 2003 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work 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."
The Shape of Things Jennifer Strauss , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 255 2003; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Agamemnon's Poppies Adrienne Eberhard 2003 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry
Four Australian Poets with a Variety of Styles John Mateer , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 October 2003; (p. 4a)

— Review of Rooms and Sequences Mike Ladd 2003 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry ; Hauntings : The Varuna Poems Gerry Turcotte 2003 selected work poetry ; Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin 2003 selected work poetry
Could a Poem Talk to a Lettuce (?) Noel Rowe , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 63 no. 3 2003; (p. 176-184)

— Review of Imageless World Michael Brennan 2003 selected work poetry ; Agamemnon's Poppies Adrienne Eberhard 2003 selected work poetry ; Changes : New and Collected Poems, 1962-2002 Keith Harrison 2002 selected work poetry ; Attuned to Alien Moonlight : The Poetry of Bruce Dawe Dennis Haskell 2002 single work criticism ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry
The Shape of Things Jennifer Strauss , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 255 2003; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Agamemnon's Poppies Adrienne Eberhard 2003 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry
Four Australian Poets with a Variety of Styles John Mateer , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 October 2003; (p. 4a)

— Review of Rooms and Sequences Mike Ladd 2003 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry ; Hauntings : The Varuna Poems Gerry Turcotte 2003 selected work poetry ; Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin 2003 selected work poetry
Metres of Wit, Without Explanation Gig Ryan , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2004; (p. 4)

— Review of Ode Ode Michael Farrell 2002 selected work poetry ; Light and Water : Forty Prose Poems 1980-1999 Gary Catalano 2002 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry
Could a Poem Talk to a Lettuce (?) Noel Rowe , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 63 no. 3 2003; (p. 176-184)

— Review of Imageless World Michael Brennan 2003 selected work poetry ; Agamemnon's Poppies Adrienne Eberhard 2003 selected work poetry ; Changes : New and Collected Poems, 1962-2002 Keith Harrison 2002 selected work poetry ; Attuned to Alien Moonlight : The Poetry of Bruce Dawe Dennis Haskell 2002 single work criticism ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Oliver Dennis , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 96 2004; (p. 62-67)

— Review of Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin 2003 selected work poetry ; Ships on Fire Robert Drummond 2002 selected work poetry ; Drumming on Water : a Verse Novel Geoff Page 2003 single work novel ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work poetry ; Rooms and Sequences Mike Ladd 2003 selected work poetry ; High in the Pawpaw Tree Andrew Hardy 2003 selected work poetry ; Extraction of Arrows Kathryn Lomer 2003 selected work poetry ; It Is Nearly Dark When I Come to the Indian Ocean : The Collected Poems of Joyce Lee Joyce Lee 2003 selected work poetry ; A First Reader John Watson 2003 selected work poetry
What We Actually See: New Poetry Kerry Leves , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 175 2004; (p. 91-95)

— Review of Jabiluka Honey : New and Selected Poems Richard Hillman 2003 selected work poetry ; Curving My Eyes to Almonds Liat Kirby 2001 selected work poetry ; Timedancing Jan Owen 2002 selected work poetry ; Holiday Coast Medusa Rebecca Edwards 2002 single work novel ; Lost in the Foreground Stephen Edgar 2003 selected work poetry ; City and Stranger : Poems Aileen Kelly 2002 selected work poetry ; Medium Security Louise Wakeling 2002 selected work poetry ; A Tasmanian Paradise Lost : A Poem Graeme Hetherington 2003 selected work poetry ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko 2003 selected work 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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