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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Holiday Sea Sonnets
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Notes

  • Dedication: 'for Hazel May Triggs'

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Launchingi"To barter my ideas to you, I", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 1)
The Holiday Stagei"My holiday's horizons glow with", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 2)
Wave-Watchingi"I watch the largest body on", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 3)
Surfingi"I dreamt myself riding upon bubbles...", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 4)
Swallows and Seagullsi"At the beach the appearance", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 5)
Describing Crabsi"I look at crabs. I'm searching for", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 6)
Sonnet Like a Jellyfishi"Swims like a jellyfish in a", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 7)
Derelict Rafti"The raft survived but lay gasping", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 8)
On a Crowded Beachi"He walked where seagulls were cliches and", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 9)
The Couple at the Topi"However high they built there was", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 10)
The Massesi"On the contrary their breeding", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 11)
The Bony Breami"The youth with his fishing-rod that", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 12)
Rutilei"Fifty years ago the ghost-crab", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 13)
After the Beachminersi"The beach is dead. Miners have killed", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 14)
Beach Restorationi"Our Council pumps sand onto the beach;", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 15)
At a Popular Beachi"The sea's lifeless without sharks' fins,", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 16)
The Mindless Oceani"Gale-haunted days which occupy", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 17)
In the Shallowsi"In sandy shallows sea lets down", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 18)
Mullet in a Wavei"Surfing, with that frieze of mullet", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 19)
Letter Written on a Holidayi"The Pacific's a vast blue page on", John Blight , single work poetry (p. 20)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Gifted Treasures 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Fryer Folios , December vol. 5 no. 2 2010; (p. 12-13, 15)
[Review] Holiday Sea Sonnets Elizabeth Perkins , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , December vol. 3 no. 2 1986; (p. 186-192)

— Review of Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
The Sniff of the Real Michael Hulse , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , [51] vol. 13 no. 1 1986; (p. 72)

— Review of As It Was... Bruce Beaver , 1979 selected work autobiography ; Left at the Post Evan Jones , 1984 selected work poetry ; Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
[Review] Holiday Sea Sonnets Kathryn Purnell , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Luna , no. 21 1985; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
Four Poets : An Impressive Range Geoff Page , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 75 1985; (p. 31-33)

— Review of Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry ; A Dandelion for Van Gogh J. S. Harry , 1985 selected work poetry ; The Refinery Jamie Grant , 1985 selected work poetry ; Selective Affinities : New Poems Geoffrey Dutton , 1985 selected work poetry
The Sniff of the Real Michael Hulse , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , [51] vol. 13 no. 1 1986; (p. 72)

— Review of As It Was... Bruce Beaver , 1979 selected work autobiography ; Left at the Post Evan Jones , 1984 selected work poetry ; Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
Secret Destinations : Poets Collected, Selected and Recollected Michael Haig , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , August vol. 29 no. 8 1985; (p. 86-89)

— Review of Secret Destinations : New Poems Charles Causley , 1986 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1936-1984 William Hart-Smith , 1985 selected work poetry ; Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
Wider Seas and Fireside Rhymes Peter Lugg , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 May 1985; (p. 19)

— Review of Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
Vanished World Gary Catalano , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 June 1985; (p. 16)

— Review of Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry
Treats in Short Form Judith Rodriguez , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 May 1985; (p. 41)

— Review of Holiday Sea Sonnets John Blight , 1985 selected work poetry ; To Vivlio ton Epigrammaton Dimitris Tsaloumas , 1980 selected work poetry
Gifted Treasures 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Fryer Folios , December vol. 5 no. 2 2010; (p. 12-13, 15)
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