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  • Author:agent Julian Croft http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/croft-julian
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Ocean Island
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'This work has seven meditative arcs that scope onto one another, presenting key dimensions of a life in recall; with an exotic and exact vocabulary for nuance, scientific, philosophical or local. From narrow walls of childhood 'games' to the topography of Newcastle...to the pristine surfaces of New England, place becomes the evocation of a life.' - Back cover

Notes

  • Dedication: For Caroline

Contents

* Contents derived from the Elwood, Caulfield - St Kilda area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:John Leonard Press , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Sandpiperi"You can allegorise this several ways", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 1)
Sandplayi"A lot can be made out of tidal grit:", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 2)
Sandgroperi"Someone finally made it across the Nullabor", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 3)
Sandwormi"Beach worms are spade-headed", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 4)
Sandfliesi"out of nowhere", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 5)
Ampersandi"I slept in sand on a desert border", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 6)
Sandgatei"Drive into the city", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 7)
Sandlinesi"there's always the", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Industrial Waste : Muck and Moneyi"A collar lasted a day", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Industrial Waste : Cottage Industryi"Where the limeburners fired", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 13)
Industrial Waste : Labour and Capitali"I worked with a man who could hardly breathe:", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Industrial Waste : Old Metalsi"Copper, colour of the goddess herself, Venus.", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 16)
Industrial Waste : Oil Wharfi"Nicht Rauchen, Defense de Fumer,", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 17)
Industrial Waste : Silosi"had someone dropped a bomb?", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 18)
Industrial Waste : Dyke Endi"the men come on at seven thirty", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 19)
Industrial Waste : Timber Wharfi"It takes twenty minutes to walk there:", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 20)
Industrial Waste : The Oyster Banki"were there really oysters there?", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 21)
Industrial Waste : Floating Docki"build a ship to float a ship", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 22)
Industrial Waste : Phosphate Wharfi"just a hopper and some trucks", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 23)
Industrial Waste : Chrome Worksi"the rats have been at their clothes", Julian Croft , single work poetry (p. 24)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Carolyn Van Langenberg , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Five Bells , Autumn vol. 15 no. 2 2008; (p. 49-50)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Simon Patton , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 112 2008; (p. 66-71)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry ; Agnostic Skies Geoff Page , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Sweeping Plain Michael Sharkey , 2007 selected work poetry ; Love in the Place of Rats Paul Hardacre , 2007 selected work poetry ; A Letter to Egon Kisch Tim Thorne , 2007 sequence poetry
The Mirror Glass Where One World Sees its Reflection in the Other Angela Gardner , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , February no. 36 2008; (p. 42-47)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry
'So You Make a Shadow' : Australian Poetry in Review 2006-2007 Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 81-98)

— Review of Vertigo (a Cantata) Jordie Albiston , 2007 selected work poetry ; All the Time in the World Dennis Haskell , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Escape Sonnets and Other Poetry Brian Edwards , 2006 selected work poetry ; Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems, 1954 to 2005 Bruce Dawe , 2006 selected work poetry ; Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry ; I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss , 2007 selected work poetry ; Excess Baggage and Claim Terry Jaensch , Cyril Wong , 2007 selected work poetry ; The Passion Paintings : Poems 1983-2006 Aileen Kelly , 2006 selected work poetry ; Typewriter Music David Malouf , 2007 selected work poetry ; Fredy Neptune Les Murray , 1998 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page , 2006 single work novel ; A Difficult Faith : Poems Mark Reid , 2006 selected work poetry ; A Paddock in His Head Brendan Ryan , 2007 selected work poetry ; The City of Empty Rooms Thomas Shapcott , 2006 selected work poetry ; Helen of Troy and Other Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas , 2007 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White , 2007 selected work poetry
Memory of How Things Were Geoff Page , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 July 2007; (p. 17)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry
A Rising Tide Martin Duwell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 291 2007; (p. 48)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry
Memory of How Things Were Geoff Page , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 July 2007; (p. 17)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry
'So You Make a Shadow' : Australian Poetry in Review 2006-2007 Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 81-98)

— Review of Vertigo (a Cantata) Jordie Albiston , 2007 selected work poetry ; All the Time in the World Dennis Haskell , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Escape Sonnets and Other Poetry Brian Edwards , 2006 selected work poetry ; Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems, 1954 to 2005 Bruce Dawe , 2006 selected work poetry ; Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry ; I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss , 2007 selected work poetry ; Excess Baggage and Claim Terry Jaensch , Cyril Wong , 2007 selected work poetry ; The Passion Paintings : Poems 1983-2006 Aileen Kelly , 2006 selected work poetry ; Typewriter Music David Malouf , 2007 selected work poetry ; Fredy Neptune Les Murray , 1998 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page , 2006 single work novel ; A Difficult Faith : Poems Mark Reid , 2006 selected work poetry ; A Paddock in His Head Brendan Ryan , 2007 selected work poetry ; The City of Empty Rooms Thomas Shapcott , 2006 selected work poetry ; Helen of Troy and Other Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas , 2007 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White , 2007 selected work poetry
The Mirror Glass Where One World Sees its Reflection in the Other Angela Gardner , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , February no. 36 2008; (p. 42-47)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Simon Patton , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 112 2008; (p. 66-71)

— Review of Ocean Island Julian Croft , 2006 selected work poetry ; Agnostic Skies Geoff Page , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Sweeping Plain Michael Sharkey , 2007 selected work poetry ; Love in the Place of Rats Paul Hardacre , 2007 selected work poetry ; A Letter to Egon Kisch Tim Thorne , 2007 sequence poetry
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