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Daybook for Eurydice sequence   poetry  
  • Author:agent Robert Adamson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/adamson-robert
Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 Daybook for Eurydice
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Notes

  • A sequence comprised, variously, of 12 or 13 titled poems.
  • Author note: written to illustrate Gria Shead's 'Just Another Day in Paradise'.

Includes

A Sprig of Delphinium (2 pm) i "She saw hoops in his eyes, behind the brown", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 1) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 55) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 285) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 214)
Raining Italics (4 pm) i "He travels heavy, lopsided, slanting home.", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 2)

— Appears in: Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 56) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 287) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 214-215) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 215-215)
The Transcribed Hoop (6 pm) i "We are lines in a hand-coloured lithograph.", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 2) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 57) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 289) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 215)
The Visible, the Untrue (1 pm) i "This room has existed for all these years in", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 3)

— Appears in: Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 58) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 291) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 215-216)
The Bower of Bliss (1 am) i "Birds, voices, instruments, winds, waters", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 4) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 59) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 293) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 216)
Nothing on the Mind (3 am) i "The gnome's Akubra is a part of his head.", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 4) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 60) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 295) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 217)
Our Different Versions (4 am) i "Everybody thinks they've been in hell too long,", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 5) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 61) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 297) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 217-218)
The Sepia Hummock (10.30 am) i "She threw open the window and light dappled", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 5) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 62) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 299) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 218-219)
She Speaks, Language Falls Apart i "I cannot remain silent and outside time", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 6) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 63) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 301)
At the Ferry, the Tide i "Who is Eurydice under the stars? One night I stood", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 7) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 64) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 303) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 219)
Song i "We all know the past can't interleave", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 7) Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 65) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 305) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 220)
Coda: The Nightjar i "Seems weird a bird Aristotle talked about", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 6) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 220-221)

— Appears in: Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky 1999; (p. 66) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 306)
The Wichita Line Man (8 pm) i "The cigarette gets the blame. Her best friend", Robert Adamson , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Nightjar : The 1997 Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 1997; (p. 3)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
In this publication, sequence is divided into Part One and Part Two (untitled).
'The Wichita Lineman' included in this publication.
'The Nightjar' appears at the beginning of Part Two. 'Coda: The Nightjar' does not appear at the end.
Notes:
Epigraph: "for the present I shall not inquire what it is that we call a day ... "It seems to me, then, that time is merely an extension, though of what it is an extension I do not know. I begin to wonder whether it is an extension of the mind itself." -- Saint Augustine.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Black Water : Approaching Zukofsky Robert Adamson , Rose Bay : Brandl and Schlesinger , 1999 Z267729 1999 selected work poetry Rose Bay : Brandl and Schlesinger , 1999 pg. 55-66
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 Robert Adamson , Chris Edwards (editor), St Leonards : Paper Bark Press , 2001 Z874442 2001 selected work poetry St Leonards : Paper Bark Press , 2001 pg. 285-306
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems Robert Adamson , Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2008 Z1535162 2008 selected work poetry 'The Golden Bird brings together the best of Robert Adamson's work from the last four decades, as well as many superb new poems. Selected and arranged by the author, it provides an accessible introduction to Australia's foremost lyric poet and an insight into the recurring themes that have shaped his remarkable body of work.' (Publisher's blurb) Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2008 pg. 214-221
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon CrossLines Angelika Fremd (editor), Sydney : Z998500 2000- website 'An online magazine representing the literary talent, voices, images and stories of the people of the Kings Cross area.' Sydney :

Awards

1997 second place The Newcastle Poetry Prize Shared with Jean Kent, Working Our Way Up to the Angels
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