y Adelaide Lunch Sonnets selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Thomas Shapcott http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/shapcott-thomas-w
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Adelaide Lunch Sonnets is all about lunch, Adelaide, and the enjoyment of those meals which are more than food and digestion.' (Back cover: Adelaide Lunch Sonnets)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Penelope Curtin, who suggested the idea, And Michael Bollen, a willing trencherman in the undertaking.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Mont Albert, Box Hill - Burwood area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Thomas Shapcott , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Eating in Adelaidei"I tasted true figs in Adelaide. No figs before that", Thomas Shapcott , 2005 single work poetry (p. 2-4)
The Splendid Lunchi"Pretend this is the Universal Wine Bar. Why pretend?", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Pub Lunchi"West Adelaide for the pub meal, you say. I'll go along", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 6)
Oysters at the Astori"The central district of Adelaide (thank you, Colonel Light)", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 7)
Chessersi"Chessers is the old establishment", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 8)
Lady of the Birdsi"Our lady of the white cockatoos allows them to wreck", Thomas Shapcott , 2004 single work poetry (p. 9)
Sunday Lunch With Evai"It is a seafood restaurant so when we scan", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 10)
At The Salti"Glenelg is this: sunshine and water glinting", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 11)
Chinese Elm : Late Springi"This is a tree that looks at you from above", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 12)
Note: Subtitle: Late Spring North Adelaide
Lenzerheidei"A balmy spring evening in January. In Adelaide? No, it's true!", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 13)
Note: Dedication: For Karl and Frances Cameron-Jackson
Pavement Lunch at the Botanicali"'Even the house wine from McLaren Vale", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 14)
1.i"There is no season", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 15)
2.i"Think of mandarins.", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 15)
4.i"Imagine soft figs", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 15)
3.i"The peach has no home", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 15)
15 Haiku, Thomas Shapcott , 2006 sequence poetry (p. 15-18)
8.i"Grapes draw in the earth", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 16)
6.i"As if we might own", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 16)
7.i"Grapes. We are their slaves.", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 16)
5.i"Fruit piles in the stalls.", Thomas Shapcott , 2006 single work poetry (p. 16)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Mont Albert, Box Hill - Burwood area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Thomas Shapcott , 2006 .
      Extent: 38p.
      Note/s:
      • This edition consists of one hundred copies only.
      • Cover design by Sibila Rodriguez, using the original painting Oysters II by Don Rankin.
      ISBN: 095998081
Last amended 3 Jul 2007 11:57:44
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