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y separately published work icon Idle and Drunk in Heaven selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Idle and Drunk in Heaven
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Notes

  • Dedication: for Serah, Alice and Laura

Contents

* Contents derived from the Cottesloe, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Sunline Press , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Rhetorici"Plato also spoke in solemn tones", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 13)
Idle and Drunk in Heaveni"I've been idle & I've been drunk & I've been idle", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Note: With first line: so I am idle and very drunk,
Butterfliesi"I woke to the sound of my father's weeping -", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 16)
Still Lifei"The first time", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 17)
Red Sheetsi"We have left", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 18)
When in Romei"When in Darlinghurst,", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 19)
Day's Edgei"We hit morning", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 20)
A Song of Shapeless Darki"to have encountered them in your kitchen,", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 21)
Breakfasti"To a tiny room with windows add a pre-dawn wind,", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 22)
Postcardi"in bed all week", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 23)
Timei"Anthony, this note for you", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Chess Openings : Theory and Practicei"it looks like a medical textbook", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Circadiani"Enter the word circadian -", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 28)
Tercet Mixi"Father of my flesh, delinquent boy", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 29)
Brother Xi"father of my flesh", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 29)
Note:
  • First Line: father of my flesh, delinquent boy
  • Author note: (tercet mix)
Brother Xi"father of my flesh", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Note: Author note: (prayer mix)
Autumn's Courtyardi"She is autumn's courtyard,", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 35)
Eurydicei"The girl in the black & white movie", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
A Desert Stormi"Crystal clear - the shadows", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Dreamingi"I fall sleep and there you are besdide me", Denis McMahon , single work poetry (p. 40)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Creative Forces William Yeoman , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 September 2009; (p. 14-16)
Waxing Lyrical Shane McCauley , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 May 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of Idle and Drunk in Heaven Denis McMahon , 2002 selected work poetry
Waxing Lyrical Shane McCauley , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 May 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of Idle and Drunk in Heaven Denis McMahon , 2002 selected work poetry
Creative Forces William Yeoman , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 September 2009; (p. 14-16)
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