Nocturnal single work   poetry   "A June night. Frosty stars"
Is part of The Long View David Malouf 2003 sequence poetry
  • Author: David Malouf http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/malouf-david
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Heat no. 6 (New Series) 2003 Z1082891 2003 periodical issue Happy Days 2003 pg. 55-56
  • Appears in:
    y Typewriter Music David Malouf , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007 Z1367652 2007 selected work poetry

    'David Malouf's brilliant collection of poems begins with a memory of new love - with 'grace unasked for, urgencies that boom under the pocket of a shirt' - and ends in the intimate territory of the long-familiar where there is no need for words. This volume is marked by an astonishing breadth of intelligence and erudition, yet steps lightly among the objects of our lives and the wonder of everyday replenishments. Everywhere the poems affirm the mystical delights of music, angels and fields where 'first to gather are the starlings in unquiet flocks. Then quietly, the stars'.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007
    pg. 41-42
Last amended 21 Aug 2007 14:23:06
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