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John Forbes John Forbes i(A17401 works by) (birth name: John Patrick Forbes)
Born: Established: 1 Sep 1950 Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 23 Jan 1998 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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1 ‘Aurevoir to Carl & Trish’ i "at last a poem I can", John Forbes , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October 2014 – March no. 13 2015;
1 Reading i "funny", John Forbes , 2001 single work poetry
— Appears in: Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 244)
1 17 y separately published work icon Collected Poems : 1970-1998 John Forbes , Rose Bay : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2001 Z899702 2001 collected work poetry (taught in 1 units)
1 Surfers Paradise John Forbes , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Salt , vol. 11 no. 1999; (p. 358-359)
1 1 Letter to Ken Bolton i "Dear Ken,", John Forbes , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 154 1999; (p. 59-62)
1 The Beach i "dropped ice-", John Forbes , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 154 1999; (p. 54) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 256)
1 The First Fleet Asleep i "still sitting &", John Forbes , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 154 1999; (p. 53-54) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 254-255)
1 The Bush i "begins with languor,", John Forbes , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 154 1999; (p. 52-53) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 251-254)
1 3 Songs for Charles Darwin John Forbes , 1999 sequence poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 154 1999; (p. 52-54) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 251-256)
1 y separately published work icon Humidity John Forbes , Cambridge : Equipage , 1998 Z1904980 1998 selected work poetry
1 Ode to Cambridge Poetry Ode to Cambridge i "No thrill needs faking for", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 57-58) Salt , vol. 11 no. 1999; (p. 357) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 207-208)
1 Homage to Brian Wilson i "horrible Europe invented pride", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 53-54) Humidity 1998; Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 204-205)
1 Spleen i "I rent a lot of sentences & buy a few", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 48) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 210)
1 Mazda i "vivid red flowers", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 46) Humidity 1998; Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 206)
1 Satori in Viterbo i "Let's make a theory of performance", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 21) Humidity 1998; Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 209)
1 Dean Martin's Definition of Happiness i "Chris Wallace-Crabbe once told me", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jacket , April no. 3 1998;
1 11 y separately published work icon Damaged Glamour John Forbes , Rose Bay : Brandl and Schlesinger , 1998 Z470148 1998 selected work poetry
1 1 Anzac Day i "A certain cast to their features marked", John Forbes , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 150 1998; (p. 16) Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 59-60) New Music : An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2001; (p. 121) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 201-202) Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature 2009; (p. 1193-1194) Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 896-897)
1 Queer Theory i "Rudi hurled the shot glass into the fire place.", John Forbes , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 149 1997; (p. 49) Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 52) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 199)
1 Lassu in Cielo i "my first dream of home", John Forbes , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: Heat , no. 5 1997; (p. 6-7) Damaged Glamour 1998; (p. 50-51) Collected Poems : 1970-1998 2001; (p. 194-195) Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 896)
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