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  • Author:agent David Malouf http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/malouf-david
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Like Our First Paintbox
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Poems 2003 Peter Craven (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2003 Z1084575 2003 anthology poetry Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2003 pg. 7
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Typewriter Music David Malouf , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007 Z1367652 2007 selected work poetry

    'David Malouf's brilliant collection of poems begins with a memory of new love - with 'grace unasked for, urgencies that boom under the pocket of a shirt' - and ends in the intimate territory of the long-familiar where there is no need for words. This volume is marked by an astonishing breadth of intelligence and erudition, yet steps lightly among the objects of our lives and the wonder of everyday replenishments. Everywhere the poems affirm the mystical delights of music, angels and fields where 'first to gather are the starlings in unquiet flocks. Then quietly, the stars'.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007
    pg. 20
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Revolving Days : Selected Poems David Malouf , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2008 Z1472223 2008 selected work poetry 'This is a collection spanning David Malouf's career. It includes previously published poems, as well as new poems organised by their geographical setting, according to the places in which David has lived over the last 30 years.' (Provided by publisher). St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2008 pg. 5
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Out of the Box : Contemporary Australian Gay and Lesbian Poets Michael Farrell (editor), Jill Jones (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1659548 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 2 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 93
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