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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems, 1954-1992
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Longman Cheshire , 1993 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems, 1954-1992 : Introduction, Bruce Dawe , single work criticism (p. xiv-xviii)
No Fixed Address (for Old Harry)i"Here in solemn state lies one", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 1)
Dial WX 4500i"She was a blonde, but the bright planes of her face", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 2)
Soliloquy for One Deadi"Ah, no, Joe, you never knew", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 3)
All the Spring Longi"All the spring long you may possess", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 4)
Evening : Nighti"At such a mauve", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 5)
There was a Timei"There was a time when Drop-kick Joe", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 6)
Public Library, Melbournei"Three kids came sandshoe-quiet through the door", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 7)
The City : Midnighti"Out of the sighs and breath of each small citizen", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 8)
The Last Romantics (to Clarence E. Mulford)i"Across the badlands of their lives", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 9)
'Ghost Wanted: Young, Willing'i"Dear Sir,", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 10)
Enter Without So Much as Knockingi"Blink, blink. HOSPITAL. SILENCE.", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry satire (p. 11-12)
After You, Gary Cooper...i"One of the main things I would say", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 13)
Letting Go of Thingsi"Beautiful, ah always so", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 14)
Only the Beards are Differenti"Among the first to go are always a few", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 15)
Waiting is Seeing is Believingi"Outside palace gates, in the drizzling rain", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 16)
Dogs in the Morning Lighti"Responsive to the tune of lawns and trees", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 17)
The Flashing of Badgesi"The first thing the dead-beat does", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 18)
Accident and Ambulance Sireni"At first far-off like the keening", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 19)
Pigeons Also Are a Way of Lifei"The problem was, he brooded overmuch,", Bruce Dawe , single work poetry (p. 20)

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