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1 Phenomenology i "Impeded light, an air-pocket", Paul Scully , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Anthology 2020-2021; (p. 104)
1 Paul Scully Reviews A Passing Bell : Ghazals for Tina by Paul Kane Paul Scully , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , August no. 25 2020;

— Review of A Passing Bell : Ghazals for Tina Paul Kane , 2018 selected work poetry

'Paul Kane’s A Passing Bell abounds in phrases that could be extracted as summaries of the work.  I chose the above to capture the tones of litany, compulsion and grief that pervade it and the striving for some species of beauty that is part of all poets’ motivation.' (Introduction)

1 Entanglement i "The bruise of a brewing storm brick and picket fences", Paul Scully , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Solace : Poems from the 2019 ACU Prize for Poetry 2019; (p. 82)
1 I Am Not John i "I've seen them, even from this remove, scour the catacombs", Paul Scully , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 19 May vol. 29 no. 10 2019;

Epigraph: The Gospel of John mentions the 'disciple whom Jesus loved' in many places but does not identify him nor her. This disciple has received much exegetical attention over the years. Schenke has suggested Thomas as the model for the Beloved Disciple. Charlesworth goes so far to identify him as Thomas.

1 A Death in India i "The kingdom I foretold, greater than his, his edicts", Paul Scully , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 19 May vol. 29 no. 10 2019;
1 The Undoubting Thomas i "I was the Torah vowel, missing until body sang breath", Paul Scully , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 19 May vol. 29 no. 10 2019;
1 Review Short : Simeon Kronenberg’s Distance Paul Scully , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 89 2019;

— Review of Distance Simeon Kronenberg , 2018 selected work poetry
1 Sanctuary i "we were kids of an age whip-thin ribs hollow as flutes", Paul Scully , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 78 no. 2 2018; (p. 158-159)
1 Aftermath i "As the credits fade, the plot and characters", Paul Scully , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 86)
1 The Contest at Sea i "The reef frets the aquamarine into ancient eyebrows,", Paul Scully , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 86)
1 A Reunion in Palermo i "Pensiones stipple the hillside above the docks,", Paul Scully , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 85)
1 Two Young Scamps i "Taunts of coins glinting on the sea bottom", Paul Scully , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 85)
1 Deep Sea Callings Paul Scully , 2018 sequence poetry
— Appears in: Empathy : Poems from the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry 2018; (p. 85-86)
1 Sung Water i "I refuse to be wool, to be woven captive", Paul Scully , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Communion Literary Magazine , June no. 7 2017;
1 The Common Sense of Bats i "If you could penetrate the cleft that is shadow", Paul Scully , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Tincture Journal , Summer no. 20 2017; (p. 30)
1 A Chorale of the Savanna i "The waterhole at dusk is a gravity of thirst,", Paul Scully , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: StylusLit , September no. 2 2017;
1 A Deceptively Similar Mind i "An eye, a camera, binoculars, an easel, an equation?", Paul Scully , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , November vol. 83 no. 2017;
1 Adventurous, Challenging and Thoughtful : Paul Scully Reviews ‘Our Lady of the Fence Post’ by J.H. Crone Paul Scully , 2017 single work essay review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , January – March no. 21 2017;
'H. Crone’s Our Lady of the Fence Post, a book-length poetic dissertation of sorts, begins as an imaginative interleaving of two narratives: the effects on the seaside community of Sunshine Bay (a cipher for Coogee) of the Bali bombings and the sighting of a Marian apparition there. The community is particularised through “bystander” characters including, Mari, Maria de Jesus, Joe, and Mae who have their own stories and afford the work a vital personal dimension. The loci and vessels of connection are place, religion (Islam, Catholicism and, more distantly, Hinduism), and the secondary impacts that “great” events wreak on “collateral” and individual lives. Crone goes so far as to hint at causality, as well as connection, by having an expert suggest that the sightings are a manifestation of the spiritual unease the bombings and their antecedents have engendered.' (Introduction)
1 Sage-Brush Sentinels i "Cable-and-hawser coastal heath, slung low to the earth", Paul Scully , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin Online 2016; Meanjin , Winter vol. 75 no. 2 2016; (p. 135)
1 Wollumboola Opens to the Sea i "Red Beach was a strip at high tide, a sliver alongside melaleuca,", Paul Scully , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Foam:e , March no. 13 2016;
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