y The Light River selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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Notes

  • Dedication: Once again, my beloved wife Alexandra, and to the memory of my parents, Sir Hal and Lady Marion Colebatch, and also to the memories of Professor Patrick O'Brien, Captain L. F. W. Vickridge RANR, Colonel Michael Wharton and Poul Andersen.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Bacchus Marsh, Bacchus Marsh - Ballan area, Melbourne - Outer West / North West, Melbourne, Victoria,: Connor Court Publishing , 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Near Canning Bridgei"Summer night by the river wall,", Hal Colebatch , 1981 single work poetry (p. 1)
Pile Divingi"Another piece of magic in this summer river:", Hal Colebatch , 1994 single work poetry (p. 2)
Sonnet on Shrimpsi"A week submerged in summer, and the boat", Hal Colebatch , 1982 single work poetry (p. 3)
Autumn Morningi"The jetty is deserted in the sun. Warm light", Hal Colebatch , 1983 single work poetry (p. 4)
Former Lovers at Jetty Restauranti"Coffee in the sun with the blue-green", Hal Colebatch , 2002 single work poetry (p. 5)
Swan River at Nedlands (ii)i"How lucky, how lovely, to have", Hal Colebatch , 2007 single work poetry (p. 6)
Swan River at Nedlands (i)i"Still today as always the jewelled patterns", Hal Colebatch , 2007 single work poetry (p. 6)
Scraping a Boati"And pausing for a moment", Hal Colebatch , 1994 single work poetry (p. 7)
Note: With first line: And pausing for a moment in the drenched sun
Dinghy Sailingi"It must be hard to sail a boat without wonder--;", Hal Colebatch , 1973 single work poetry (p. 7)
Note: With first line: It must be hard to sail a boat without wonder,
Sestina on a Former Vietnamese Boat Person at a Swan River Launching Rampi"Knee-deep in water by the side of the boat", Hal Colebatch , 2001 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Sailing to Rottnest Islandi"We clear the smooth bright harbour with the moon. Ahead", Hal Colebatch , 1974 single work poetry (p. 9)
Sleeping on the Beachi"A rise of cool sand. We pull the yacht", Hal Colebatch , 1975 single work poetry (p. 10)
Red-Head with Phosphorus, 1976i"Red-haired girl in a white bikini", Hal Colebatch , 2003 single work poetry (p. 11-14)
Rottnest Island Morning Ii"Simply, in the morning,", Hal Colebatch , 2007 single work poetry (p. 15)
Rottnest Island Morning IIi"The tethered dinghies nod in a row.", Hal Colebatch , 2002 single work poetry (p. 16)
To My Wife at the Rottnest Island Restauranti"So much of memory is framed for me", Hal Colebatch , 1997 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Rottnest Basin Ii"Framed in this picture of reef-table and pool", Hal Colebatch , 1994 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Note: With title: Rottnest Basin
Rottnest Scenei"How beautiful my wife is, kneeling", Hal Colebatch , 2000 single work poetry (p. 21)
Rottnest Salt-Lake Brine-Shrimpsi"Another touch of strange, these", Hal Colebatch , 1996 single work poetry (p. 21)
Coastal Knot : Bathurst Point, Rottnest Island, 1978i"The grey rock swells, smooth-topped", Hal Colebatch , 1979 single work poetry (p. 22)
Note: With title: Bathurst Point, Rottnest

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Kimberley Tales Wins Premier's Fiction Prize Pip Christmass , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 31 October 2008; (p. 9)
Speaking Volumes Rod Moran , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 15 September 2007; (p. 40)

— Review of The Light River Hal Colebatch 2007 selected work poetry
The Mystical in the Mundane Carmel Charlton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 51 no. 11 2007; (p. 89-91)

— Review of The Light River Hal Colebatch 2007 selected work poetry
Speaking Volumes Rod Moran , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 15 September 2007; (p. 40)

— Review of The Light River Hal Colebatch 2007 selected work poetry
The Mystical in the Mundane Carmel Charlton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 51 no. 11 2007; (p. 89-91)

— Review of The Light River Hal Colebatch 2007 selected work poetry
Kimberley Tales Wins Premier's Fiction Prize Pip Christmass , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 31 October 2008; (p. 9)
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