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The Brokenness Sonnets (a work-in-progress) sequence   poetry   "Blind already in one eye,"
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 The Brokenness Sonnets (a work-in-progress)
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Notes

  • Note: 'From A Hospital Triptych'.
  • The sonnets in this publication are numbered from (i) to (xxi) and are untitled except for: (iv) Adam's Promethian Dream, (viii) The Missing Link, (ix) Borderline, (xi) Icarus, preflight, (xii) Icarus, after the fall, (xiii) Talisman, (xiv) A new age madness, (xvii) C-2, (xx) Chump and (xxi) Gauguin's soliloquy.

Includes

1 i "My head is atomic", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 37)
2 i "Autistic, Artistic: Ought Art some think,", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 38)
3 i "Though my eyes remember well my birthland", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 39)
4 i "Like a burglar's sum that hit and run:", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 40)
5 i "Bible me and put me on the stand:", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 41)
7. Talisman i "'My mother is a witch. Gangs of bikies", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 43)
6 i "I run away because of somewhere to run to.", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 42)
8 i "The moon rises like an opera diva full.", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 44)
9 i "Much has changed since you, Francis. Science", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 45)
10 i "For a long time now I have been dreaming", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 46)
11. C1 i "When you come do not bring me bouquets", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 47)
12 i "Self-pity is against the rules. My Swedish", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 48)
13 i "In gleaming machines gripped by calloused hands", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 49)
14. At the Third Stroke It Will Be i "At the first stroke, I mistake my wife for", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 50) The Saturday Age , 25 August 2012; (p. 33)
15. Adam's Promethean Dream i "Everyone prays for the flawed, the imperfect.", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 51)
16. Icarus, Pre-Flight i "I do not belong here in my father's house", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 52)
17. Icarus, After the Fall i "The Icari have flown since birth began.", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 53)
18. The Missing Link i "Standing at the edge of a revelation", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 54)
19. Chump i "I am your chimp, your chump, your chum, your one", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 55)
20. Gaugin's Soliloquy i "The earth as it was when God was young", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 56)
21. Doctordeath.com i "We found him on the internet. He was", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 57) The Road South : An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2007; (p. 65)
22 i "Yes, he will become Narcissus. It is", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 58)
23. Escape from the Rat-Gods i "Nietzsche erred from his alps. God is alive", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 59) Rabbit , Spring no. 6 2012; (p. 119)
24 i "Time to marshal the troops of memory,", Mal McKimmie , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetileptic 2005; (p. 60)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon emPOWa : Poetry from Western Australia Issue 1 Scarborough : EMPOWA (Emerging Poets WA) Inc. , 2000 Z973215 2000 periodical issue Scarborough : EMPOWA (Emerging Poets WA) Inc. , 2000 pg. 99-109
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Poetileptic Mal McKimmie , Melbourne : Five Islands Press , 2005 Z1276877 2005 selected work poetry Melbourne : Five Islands Press , 2005 pg. 35-60
    Note: Epigraph: a poet's violent heart/ beats mainly in little stories - Vladimir Holan
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