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Notes

  • Book launched in Sydney at the Surry Hills Public Library, 20 February 2010.
  • Dedication: For Joost
  • Author's note: Titles of individual poems in the work make reference to the poetries of Michael Ondaatje, Yves Bonnefoy (translated by Peter Boyle), Charles Wright, Peter Boyle and James McAuley.
  • Some of the poems in this book have been published previously ... [in] Meanjin, New England Review, Southerly, TVS Television ('The Word Shed'), LiNQ ... [and] What Was Lost and Other Poems (2007).
  • Epigraph: Extract from Lords of the Amiralty to Lt James Cook marked 'to remain sealed until at sea' 30 July 1768

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Parkville, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Five Islands Press , 2010 .
      Extent: 63p.
      Written as: Anna Kerdijk Nicholson
      ISBN: 9780734041111

Works about this Work

Stuart Cooke Reviews Anna Kerdijk Nicholson Stuart Cooke , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February vol. 37 no. 0 2012;

— Review of Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry
Poetry Review Sarah Day , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Spring no. 126 2011;

— Review of Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry ; Patience, Mutiny L. K. Holt , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Simplified World Petra White , 2010 selected work poetry ; Swallow Claire Potter , 2010 selected work poetry
Sometimes Difficult, Always Diverse : Aspects of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2010-11 Paul Hetherington , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 56 no. 1 2011; (p. 50-66)

— Review of Ashes in the Air Ali Alizadeh , 2011 selected work poetry ; Pebbles on the Roof Merle Goldsmith , 2009 selected work poetry ; Carnival Edge : New and Selected Poems Katherine Gallagher , 2010 selected work poetry ; Glass Clouds Grant Caldwell , 2010 selected work poetry ; I Painted Unafraid Robyn Cadwallader , 2010 selected work poetry ; Burning Bright Caroline Caddy , 2010 selected work poetry ; An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari , 2010 selected work poetry ; Chemistry Jamie King-Holden , 2011 selected work poetry ; Lines for Birds : Poems and Paintings Barry Hill , 2011 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett , 2010 selected work poetry ; Acts of Defiance : New and Selected Poems Dennis Haskell , 2010 selected work poetry ; News of the Insect World : And Other Poems Susan Hampton , 2009 selected work poetry ; Graphic : Two Sequences David McCooey , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Drunken Elk Shane McCauley , 2010 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry ; The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer , 2010 selected work poetry ; La, La, La Tatjana Lukic , 2009 selected work poetry ; Porch Music Cameron Lowe , 2010 selected work poetry ; Postcards from the Centre Ron Pretty , 2010 selected work poetry ; Swallow Claire Potter , 2010 selected work poetry ; Little River James Quinton , 2010 selected work poetry ; Where N Equals a Determinacy of Poetry Scott-Patrick Mitchell , 2010 selected work poetry ; Heartscapes Kaye Mill , 2010 selected work poetry ; Green Hair Susan McMichael , 2010 selected work poetry ; Starlight : 150 Poems John Tranter , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Gossip and the Wine Peter Steele , 2011 selected work poetry ; The Geometry of Flight Angela Smith , 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom , 2010 selected work poetry ; Seasons of Doubt and Burning : New and​ Selected Poems Robyn Rowland , 2010 selected work poetry ; Time Will Tell Emma Rooksby , 2010 selected work poetry ; New Selected Poems : A Collection of Flowers : 1967-2009 Edwin Wilson , 2010 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems : Francis Webb Francis Webb , 2011 collected work poetry
Anna Kerdijk Nicholson : Possession Martin Duwell , 2011 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Review , vol. 6 no. 2011;

— Review of Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry
Australian Women Poets and Their Works - Part 2 Jane Pollard , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Jessie Street National Women's Library Newsletter , February vol. 22 no. 1 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Watermelon Baby Lesley Walter , 2000 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry ; I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss , 2007 selected work poetry
Explorations of Life and Death Geoff Page , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 May 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of Walking on Ashes Winifred Weir , 2009 selected work poetry ; Wings of the Same Bird Lorraine McGuigan , 2009 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry
Australian Women Poets and Their Works - Part 2 Jane Pollard , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Jessie Street National Women's Library Newsletter , February vol. 22 no. 1 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Watermelon Baby Lesley Walter , 2000 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry ; I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss , 2007 selected work poetry
Anna Kerdijk Nicholson : Possession Martin Duwell , 2011 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Review , vol. 6 no. 2011;

— Review of Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry
Sometimes Difficult, Always Diverse : Aspects of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2010-11 Paul Hetherington , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 56 no. 1 2011; (p. 50-66)

— Review of Ashes in the Air Ali Alizadeh , 2011 selected work poetry ; Pebbles on the Roof Merle Goldsmith , 2009 selected work poetry ; Carnival Edge : New and Selected Poems Katherine Gallagher , 2010 selected work poetry ; Glass Clouds Grant Caldwell , 2010 selected work poetry ; I Painted Unafraid Robyn Cadwallader , 2010 selected work poetry ; Burning Bright Caroline Caddy , 2010 selected work poetry ; An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari , 2010 selected work poetry ; Chemistry Jamie King-Holden , 2011 selected work poetry ; Lines for Birds : Poems and Paintings Barry Hill , 2011 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett , 2010 selected work poetry ; Acts of Defiance : New and Selected Poems Dennis Haskell , 2010 selected work poetry ; News of the Insect World : And Other Poems Susan Hampton , 2009 selected work poetry ; Graphic : Two Sequences David McCooey , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Drunken Elk Shane McCauley , 2010 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry ; The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer , 2010 selected work poetry ; La, La, La Tatjana Lukic , 2009 selected work poetry ; Porch Music Cameron Lowe , 2010 selected work poetry ; Postcards from the Centre Ron Pretty , 2010 selected work poetry ; Swallow Claire Potter , 2010 selected work poetry ; Little River James Quinton , 2010 selected work poetry ; Where N Equals a Determinacy of Poetry Scott-Patrick Mitchell , 2010 selected work poetry ; Heartscapes Kaye Mill , 2010 selected work poetry ; Green Hair Susan McMichael , 2010 selected work poetry ; Starlight : 150 Poems John Tranter , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Gossip and the Wine Peter Steele , 2011 selected work poetry ; The Geometry of Flight Angela Smith , 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom , 2010 selected work poetry ; Seasons of Doubt and Burning : New and​ Selected Poems Robyn Rowland , 2010 selected work poetry ; Time Will Tell Emma Rooksby , 2010 selected work poetry ; New Selected Poems : A Collection of Flowers : 1967-2009 Edwin Wilson , 2010 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems : Francis Webb Francis Webb , 2011 collected work poetry
Poetry Review Sarah Day , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Spring no. 126 2011;

— Review of Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson , 2010 selected work poetry ; Patience, Mutiny L. K. Holt , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Simplified World Petra White , 2010 selected work poetry ; Swallow Claire Potter , 2010 selected work poetry
form y separately published work icon Anna Kerdijk Nicholson Re-invents Captain Cook Anna Nicholson , 2006 2008 Z1587118 2006 single work film/TV Anna Kerdijk Nicholson talks about her poem examining Captain James Cook's first voyage to the Australian continent in the HMS Endeavour. She explains that she was interested in looking at the differences between his official naval ship logs and the journal of Joseph Banks, the exploration's enthusiastic twenty-five-year-old botanist. The presentation concludes with a recitation of the poem.
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