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Notes

  • Dedication: For my mother, Sofia, and my father, Fortunato (1928-1998)
  • Epigraph:

    I think that I am here on this earth,

    To present a report on it, but to whom I don't know.

    -Czeslaw Milosz, 'Consciousness'

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Adriatic Figsi"A seasoned widow by the time", Rosanna Licari , 2007 single work poetry (p. 3)
My Grandmother’s Orchard, Istria, 1939, Rosanna Licari , 2010 sequence poetry (p. 3-4)
Chestnuts and Green Winei"Through play more than work", Rosanna Licari , 2007 single work poetry (p. 4)
Uncle Pepi the Mechanic, Italy 1945i"

The sound of twigs breaking along the path out the back alerts him that there's

"
, Rosanna Licari , 2009 single work poetry
(p. 5-6)
Tyrol, Austria, 1917i"My grandfather, Giuseppe Velcˇic ́", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 7)
Skirmish, 1942i"Hands on head,", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 8)
The Last Weeks of the War, Italy 1945, Rosanna Licari , 2008 sequence poetry (p. 9-13)
Missingi"his face stares from", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 14)
Sofia Visits the Clairvoyant, 1946i"He sees her coming.", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 15)
Zia Daria in Toukley Hospitali"Now she sleeps.", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 16)
Zia’s Lesson on How to Make Gnocchii"doesn’t interest me.", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Mediterranean Mosaici"Today neither Mother’s story", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 19)
A Glimpse of Wateri"A month before the end", Rosanna Licari , 2004 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Bank's Tattooi"Everything in the air and water matters.", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Botany Bay Ii"Cook rubs the bone fishing hook he found in sand", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 27)
1. Morning Caffelattei"After he’s back from the chicken run,", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 28)
2. In the Laundryi"‘You can’t keep these,’ he says,", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 28)
Snapshots of Fatheri"After he’s back from the chicken run,", Rosanna Licari , 2010 sequence poetry (p. 28-29)
3. Bus Trip to Mascoti"An old man in a trench coat", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 29)
4. Roast Ducki"There’s hardly any light", Rosanna Licari , 2010 single work poetry (p. 29)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

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
The Latest Word Lindy Warrell , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , December no. 21 2010; (p. 47-48)

— Review of The Mountain City Murders John Tognolini , 2010 single work novel ; An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Simplified World Petra White , 2010 selected work poetry
Memories of Turmoil Flow Geoff Page , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 September 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari , 2010 selected work poetry
Memories of Turmoil Flow Geoff Page , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 September 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari , 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
The Latest Word Lindy Warrell , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , December no. 21 2010; (p. 47-48)

— Review of The Mountain City Murders John Tognolini , 2010 single work novel ; An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari , 2010 selected work poetry ; The Simplified World Petra White , 2010 selected work poetry
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