AustLit logo
y separately published work icon Reef Poems selected work   poetry  
  • Author:agent Mark O'Connor http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/o-connor-mark
Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 Reef Poems
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Notes

  • Dedication: for Kevin Hart.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Heronsi"The herons wait", Mark O'Connor , 1976-1975 single work poetry (p. 3)
The Killeri"Master of two elements, the invulnerable gannet", Mark O'Connor , 1974 single work poetry (p. 4)
Sacred Egg-Cowriesi"For a large mollusc to wander only in pairs", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Beginningi"God himself", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 6)
Two Views of a Gannet : 1 : Gannet in Airi"Zooming and diving around the bombora,", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 7)
On a Rusted Drum of Poison Washed Up on One-Tree Island i"So the sea has swallowed this insult too!", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 8)
Two Views of a Gannet : 2 : Strikei"In this moment", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 9)
On a First Encounteri"Strange Acanthaster planci", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 10)
The Sea-Eagles' Nest : One-Tree Islandi"The sea-eagles' nest is eight feet tall,", Mark O'Connor , 1974 single work poetry (p. 11)
On a Tern's Skeletoni"Under a hollow fuzz of feathers", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 12)
Wilson Islandi"Tropical savannah landscape", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 13)
The Pairing of Ternsi"Human lovers know it only in dreams", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Terns over Heron Islandi"Black shapes overhead,", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 16)
Nightscenei"We were walking by water at midnight", Mark O'Connor , 1974 single work poetry (p. 17)
The Fat Mani"Poor fat man in the tourist shop", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 18)
Cormoranti"Roundblack wings on a snake's long body", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 19)
Sea-Eagles' Mottoi"Others flap,", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 20)
The Discoveryi"Evolved at last, stung with articulate speech,", Mark O'Connor , 1976 single work poetry (p. 21-22)
Flight Poem : 2i"SEA-GULLS are more graceful.", Mark O'Connor , 1973 single work poetry (p. 23)
Flight Poem : 1i"HERONS, no doubt, are the ugliest flyers.", Mark O'Connor , 1973 single work poetry (p. 23)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Poetry of Nature Sally White , single work biography
Literary Representations of the Great Barrier Reef Stephen Torre , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Etropic : Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics , vol. 7 no. 2008;
'Over two centuries the sublime power of the Great Barrier Reef is gradually diminished in discourse, as naturalists become scientists and ecologists, as maritime navigation becomes less dangerous, as explorers became industrialists and tourists, and as poets, novelists philosophers and other imaginative thinkers and writers begin to turn their attention to exploring the beauty of the reef.'
Fiestas of Life: An Interview with Mark O'Connor Paul Kavanagh (interviewer), 1983 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: LiNQ , [Triple Issue] vol. 12 no. 1-3 1984; (p. 29-38)
People David Marr (editor), 1976 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 April vol. 98 no. 5003 1976; (p. 34)
Biologically Accurate Poetry Elizabeth Perkins , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 5 no. 2 1976; (p. 85-90)

— Review of Reef Poems Mark O'Connor , 1976 selected work poetry
Birds, Cathedrals, Dreams, Asylums, Hardcore Paul Kavanagh , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 36 no. 4 1976; (p. 471-478)

— Review of Domestic Hardcore Richard Tipping , 1975 selected work poetry ; Immigrant Chronicle Peter Skrzynecki , 1975 selected work poetry ; Will's Dream Philip Roberts , 1975 selected work poetry ; The Invention of Fire Andrew Taylor , 1976 selected work poetry ; Reef Poems Mark O'Connor , 1976 selected work poetry
New Poets and Others Carol Treloar , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: 24 Hours , July 1976; (p. 60)

— Review of Reef Poems Mark O'Connor , 1976 selected work poetry
Biologically Accurate Poetry Elizabeth Perkins , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 5 no. 2 1976; (p. 85-90)

— Review of Reef Poems Mark O'Connor , 1976 selected work poetry
Literary Representations of the Great Barrier Reef Stephen Torre , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Etropic : Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics , vol. 7 no. 2008;
'Over two centuries the sublime power of the Great Barrier Reef is gradually diminished in discourse, as naturalists become scientists and ecologists, as maritime navigation becomes less dangerous, as explorers became industrialists and tourists, and as poets, novelists philosophers and other imaginative thinkers and writers begin to turn their attention to exploring the beauty of the reef.'
The Poetry of Nature Sally White , single work biography
Fiestas of Life: An Interview with Mark O'Connor Paul Kavanagh (interviewer), 1983 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: LiNQ , [Triple Issue] vol. 12 no. 1-3 1984; (p. 29-38)
People David Marr (editor), 1976 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 April vol. 98 no. 5003 1976; (p. 34)
Last amended 24 May 2007 16:23:54
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X