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  • Author:agent Martin Harrison http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harrison-martin
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems
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'Martin Harrison has been described as a writer whose poetry is a meeting place between the immensity, and intensity, of the Australian environment and the hi-tech world of everyday life. Collected here is the poet's own re-casting of his work since the early 1990s, setting accomplished poems from earlier books in the company of recent poems and prose poems. Martin Harrison's Wild Bees — New and Selected Poems marks a place of arrival and a new departure.' (Publication summary)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:University of Western Australia , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Seeing Raini"A top branch shakes down", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 3)
Seeing Paddocksi"across the slope, emptyness like a tide sweeps everthing away", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Films : 7 : Then and Nowi"Beyond the curtains, outside,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 9)
Burrill Transformeri"A clear stillness hangs in the cormorant's cry,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Four Songs : 1 : Cheap Moviesi"In winter dusk, a mindless sea,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 12)
Four Songs : 2 : the Paddock Slopei"Saplings run down the slope like girls. Blue-grey,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 13)
Four Songs : 3 : the Laboratoryi"Dying, a ragged measure, across a ridge", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 14)
Four Songs : 4 : Portable Objectsi"Up here, in the plum-trees' wands,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 15)
Red Marinei"The meaning of that movement must be found,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Rosamund in a February Nighti"You, the world, the house,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 18)
Note: With title: Films : 2 : February Night Song
Films : 9 : Isfahani"That half-open, amber eye fixed on you,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 19)
Films : 8 : Cinei"The shirtless young", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 20-22)
Lecture on Focusi"All water is dusk, or light blenched. A mauve shade.", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 23-25)
Films : 5 : Songs and Versesi"The white table, the white chairs,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
First Glance at Walking-Party, Barrington Tops Circa 1895i"As in a photograph by a small-town artist", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 28-30)
Plantsi"There's already a fishing boat just moved out from behind", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Auckland Abstractsi"There's already a fishing boat just moved out from behind", Martin Harrison , sequence poetry (p. 31-35)
Picture of my Motheri"Some days some voices", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 33)
untitledi"Dear Steve,", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 34)
Rain a Studyi"I move to them, vertical rivers waking up with few a words", Martin Harrison , single work poetry (p. 35)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Invisible Fire Barry Hill , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 September 2014; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
Untitled Kerry Leves , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 3 2010; (p. 215-224)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry ; Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Simplicity Shines as Book Designers Take a Crafty Approach Susan Wyndham , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 May 2009; (p. 12)
Untitled Heather Taylor Johnson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , March no. 14 2009; (p. 56)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
How Things Sing Ian Templeman , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 310 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
Visual Meditation in the Wild Geoff Page , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 October 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
How Things Sing Ian Templeman , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 310 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
Untitled Heather Taylor Johnson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , March no. 14 2009; (p. 56)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
Untitled Kerry Leves , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 3 2010; (p. 215-224)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry ; Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Invisible Fire Barry Hill , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 September 2014; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry
Simplicity Shines as Book Designers Take a Crafty Approach Susan Wyndham , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 May 2009; (p. 12)
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