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y separately published work icon Friendly Street : New Poets Seventeen selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Friendly Street : New Poets Seventeen
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'John Pfitzner - Fence Music

ethereal tones, luminously pure,/ high in the cold sky of an outback night,/ the scrape of wind on corrugated iron,/ the noon throb of sun-steeped air

John Pfitzner achingly connects the spirit to the land in poems borne of thought, experience and deep consideration. Find solace and hope in his words.

'Gareth Roi Jones - Gunyah Healing

a farm is a brutal place/ but it reinforces/ life either goes on/ / or it doesn't

Gareth Roi Jones' quick wit touches the making and mending of relationships, turning surprisingly and lightly at each poem's end. Read your own stories in his lines.

'Rachael Mead - Sliding Down the Belly of the World

Nine degrees south of the Equator,/ I'm perched on/ the full belly of the world

Rachael Mead plots daily concerns of home and abroad, ranging across the globe in wild imaginative conversations with self and others. In her poems you can bask and be illuminated.' Publication summary)

Notes

  • This work is in three parts. 1. Fence Music by John Pfitzner; 2. Gunyah Healing by Gareth Roi Jones and; 3. Sliding Down the Belly of the World by Rachael Mead.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,:Friendly Street Poets ,Wakefield Press , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Judithi"We came to expect it of her", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 4)
Somewhere I've Never Been beforei"I am going to select a six-speed Softail Harley", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 5)
Galileo's Telescopei"It could be just a toy", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 6)
Labyrinth, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 7)
Lucky, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 8)
Fence Music, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 10)
I Can’t Divine, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 12)
Fed, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 13)
At the Dig Tree, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 14)
A Plea, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 16)
To Soari"Here on the heights", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 17)
Not Unkindi"It will be our last visit", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 18)
Rail Travellers, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 20)
Deus Absconditus, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 22)
Man on Wirei"When I saw Man on Wire", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 24)
Stealth, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 25)
The Wrong Grave, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Birdwatching with St Francis, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 28)
Grass Hillsi"This clean-cut landscape", John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 30)
Survival, John Pfitzner , single work poetry (p. 31)

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