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  • Author:agent Roberta Sykes http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/sykes-roberta
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Eclipse
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Lauren 'a little woman who has joined us'
  • Epigraph: An Aboriginal Elder said to Robert McLeod: 'Aboriginality isn't just about skin colour - it's like the other side of the moon. You may not always see it - but everyone know that it's there.'
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Lavender Bluei"I'd be your queen,", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 3-5)
Hold Your Breathi"Hold my hand", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 6)
Cold Ardouri"When the passion has gone from the intimacy -", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 7)
A Song for My Daughteri"I would write you a poem,", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Prayer for a Lost Chancei"She", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 10-13)
Miscegenationi"Excuse me / sir -", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Post Colonial Fictions (In Memory of the Post-Colonial Fictions Conference, Perth 1992)i"Post colonial - fiction?", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 16)
Identities: Who am I?i"I knew you'd ask me who am I.", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 17-20)
Writing: For Love or Money? (for the 1994 Sydney Writers' Festival Debate)i"It's good to write for money,", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 21-23)
Telephone Conversationi"Hey, Mae, it's me.", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Dancing Boyi"You can see him every weekend", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Last Laughi"They call Blacks "language deficient",", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 28)
Quicksilveri"I know you love me, dear heart,", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
The Treadmill of Lifei"Spent a lifetime on the run.", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Lonely Soul Dancei"Sitting in a room with you, alone,", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 33)
Moral Eclipsei"This story has its genesis", Roberta Sykes , 1996 single work poetry (p. 34-38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Poetry Explores Aboriginal Thinking Jennifer Kelly , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 11 no. 2 1997; (p. 123)

— Review of Eclipse Roberta Sykes , 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Mary Ann Bin-Sallik , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Ulitarra , no. 10 1996; (p. 103-104)

— Review of Eclipse Roberta Sykes , 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Mary Ann Bin-Sallik , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Ulitarra , no. 10 1996; (p. 103-104)

— Review of Eclipse Roberta Sykes , 1996 selected work poetry
Poetry Explores Aboriginal Thinking Jennifer Kelly , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 11 no. 2 1997; (p. 123)

— Review of Eclipse Roberta Sykes , 1996 selected work poetry
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