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Notes

  • Dedication: For William Maidment, Exemplary Reader

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,:Five Islands Press , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
New Growthi"The fire has been a bearer of largesse", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 11)
Nine Views of Mt Hay, John Watson , 2003 sequence poetry (p. 11-21)
A Stadium of Stonesi"Through a tangled, sparring", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 12)
Pacific Basini"The tidal wave for twenty million years", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 13)
Extra Timei"The overhang looks out", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 14)
Winter Collectionsi"Inconsolable Number finding itself", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Tableauxi"In the mile-wide auditorium", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 17)
A Scientific Prospecti"It may well be that, in our lifetime, we", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 18)
Fugitive Remainsi"Imposing the pastoral", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 19)
A Dialogue as Codai"Over the dromedary skyline came the first", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Mangrovesi"Mangroves (not much) like beach umbrellas", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
The Very Placei"A mile or two along the river, round", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Windy Dayi"That terra cotta sense datum pulsing from some way off", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 26)
End with a Simile. Everyone Else Doesi"The oxbow's double riverain", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 27)
Nooni"The sun leans forward, closing", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 27)
From an Eminencei"Climbing the winding water-tower road,", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 27)
Preliminary Drawings for a Large Landscape, John Watson , 2003 sequence poetry (p. 27-30)
A Rainbowi"Not exactly stratocumulus", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 28)
A Shoali"A mackerel sky swims away.", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 28)
A Sumptuosityi"The clouds by ripening afternoon", John Watson , 2003 single work poetry (p. 28)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

John Watson's Poetry John Beston , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 70 no. 1 2010; (p. 179-193)
Poetry Survey Oliver Dennis , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 96 2004; (p. 62-67)

— Review of Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin , 2003 selected work poetry ; Ships on Fire Robert Drummond , 2002 selected work poetry ; Drumming on Water : A Verse Novel Geoff Page , 2003 single work novel ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko , 2003 selected work poetry ; Rooms and Sequences Mike Ladd , 2003 selected work poetry ; High in the Pawpaw Tree Andrew Hardy , 2003 selected work poetry ; Extraction of Arrows Kathryn Lomer , 2003 selected work poetry ; It Is Nearly Dark When I Come to the Indian Ocean : The Collected Poems of Joyce Lee Joyce Lee , 2003 selected work poetry ; A First Reader John Watson , 2003 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Oliver Dennis , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 96 2004; (p. 62-67)

— Review of Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin , 2003 selected work poetry ; Ships on Fire Robert Drummond , 2002 selected work poetry ; Drumming on Water : A Verse Novel Geoff Page , 2003 single work novel ; The Weight of Irises Nicolette Stasko , 2003 selected work poetry ; Rooms and Sequences Mike Ladd , 2003 selected work poetry ; High in the Pawpaw Tree Andrew Hardy , 2003 selected work poetry ; Extraction of Arrows Kathryn Lomer , 2003 selected work poetry ; It Is Nearly Dark When I Come to the Indian Ocean : The Collected Poems of Joyce Lee Joyce Lee , 2003 selected work poetry ; A First Reader John Watson , 2003 selected work poetry
John Watson's Poetry John Beston , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 70 no. 1 2010; (p. 179-193)
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