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  • Author:agent Bruce Beaver http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/beaver-bruce
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Long Game and Other Poems
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Brenda and Garth and Sue.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Something for the Birdsi"Two muezzin magpies from pine minarets", Bruce Beaver , 1999 single work poetry (p. 3)
Resumei"Fanciful to imagine one half of the world", Bruce Beaver , 2003 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Poeti"Not bluff ancestor or descendant,", Bruce Beaver , 1975 single work poetry (p. 6)
September 1st 2000i"I can't blame arthritic fingers", Bruce Beaver , 2003 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Neighbouri"One tiny broken bone", Bruce Beaver , 1999 single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Some Night Thoughtsi"Admit it -", Bruce Beaver , 1975 single work poetry (p. 11-14)
Queenscliff, Manlyi"There's nothing particularly attractive about Queenscliff.", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 15)
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Linked from the Australian Poetry Library

I.M. Rod Finlaysoni"Easy enough to let drop the scenic references:", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 17)
Parolei"My punishment extended", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
To Brendai"So much washing of clothes,", Bruce Beaver , 2003 single work poetry (p. 21)
Afterthoughtsi"The aim was to express the same experiences", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
At Eveningi"White birds winging homewards", Bruce Beaver , 1977 single work poetry Nightfall (p. 24-25)
Polymathi"A whiz in physics,", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 26)
Renaissance Arti"Too often wrong not right enough to be", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 27)
Later Oni"A midden of dreams is all my unconscious", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 28)
Swilli"I understand the gut", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 29-)
Traumereii"Some of my dreams are so involved", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 30)
Partnersi"You'd come to me as a complete verse", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Madeline Nowi"I look at my hand and all I see is pain.", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 33-35)
A.M.i"You read them and wonder why they wrote", Bruce Beaver , 2005 single work poetry (p. 36-37)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Bruce Beaver, Totemic Space and Poetry's 'You' : The Three 'Rilke' Letters Natalie Owen-Jones , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 3 2010; (p. 178-198)
'Bruce Beaver was a generous voice in Australian poetry. His poems continue to speak of that singular dedication to the process of creation that characterised his life. The making impulse touched it on all sides, reaching outwards at the same time as it drew others close: his relationships, either creative or personal or both frequently find a way into his poems.' (p. 178)
Untitled Lucy Dougan , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: API Review of Books , July no. 44 2006;

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
The Necessity of Great Poetry Dorothy Porter , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 49 no. 12 2005; (p. 82-83)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
Place and Identity in New Australian Poetry S. C. Harrex , 2005 single work review criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 96-111)
Contends that the map of Australian verse has been progressively configured since 1975, and that this is evident in poems published during the the year 2004 - 2005.
Strange and Wonderful Mix of Beaver's Work Geoff Page , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 November 2005; (p. 16)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
Poems Wrought from Pain Jaya Savige , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 26 February 2005; (p. 7)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
The Last Words - 'Listen, Tell Me What I've Said' Gig Ryan , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25-26 March 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
At This Address John Tranter , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 270 2005; (p. 47-48)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
Essential Memories of Dead Poet's Reality Geoff Page , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 May 2005; (p. 15)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
A Celebration of the Creative Demon Martin Duwell , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 May 2005; (p. 20)

— Review of The Long Game and Other Poems Bruce Beaver , 2005 selected work poetry
Place and Identity in New Australian Poetry S. C. Harrex , 2005 single work review criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 96-111)
Contends that the map of Australian verse has been progressively configured since 1975, and that this is evident in poems published during the the year 2004 - 2005.
Bruce Beaver, Totemic Space and Poetry's 'You' : The Three 'Rilke' Letters Natalie Owen-Jones , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 3 2010; (p. 178-198)
'Bruce Beaver was a generous voice in Australian poetry. His poems continue to speak of that singular dedication to the process of creation that characterised his life. The making impulse touched it on all sides, reaching outwards at the same time as it drew others close: his relationships, either creative or personal or both frequently find a way into his poems.' (p. 178)
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