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  • Author:agent Philip Salom http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/salom-philip
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Keepers
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Keepers is highly entertaining and serious; there are brilliant flashes and reflections, ironic observations and a lot of humour. The poems form stories and portraits of recognisable and unrecognisable people who teach and study in a School of Arts. You may know them: the intense, the terse, the drugged and the eccentric. Upstairs is the Health and Safety Novelist, and The Face, a narcissistic academic; and down in the basement, in lower registers, Fish, the cleaner and print-room assistant, working away among the students, including Gillian the sculptor who is suddenly successful and Jess the writer who some have questioned. The ironic observations of Fish, flâneur and Go player, form a narrative underlying the poems. Interspersed throughout are figures from history: Balzac, Gentileschi, Shostakovich, Orlan, Klima… After the shadowy voices of The Well Mouth these poems by Salom have come up into the light.


 

Notes

  • Dedication: To Alex Skovron

Contents

* Contents derived from the Glebe, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,:Puncher and Wattmann , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Lure Is From 'The Keepers' : 1.i"Ceramic and ceramicky. The firing and glazing", Philip Salom , single work poetry (p. 35)
Note: With title: The Lure Is
Gimmicks From 'The Keepers' : 2.i"One of the students said he'd seen", Philip Salom , single work poetry (p. 36)
Note: With title: Gimmicks
Not Copyright From 'The Keepers' : 3.i"No one at Art School is welding this.", Philip Salom , single work poetry (p. 86)
Note: With title: Not Copyright

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Philip Salom's Keepers Trilogy : Keeping Nets for the Good and the Angry Martin Langford , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 2 2012; (p. 180-184.)

— Review of Keepers Philip Salom , 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
Room for Words to Flourish Peter Kenneally , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 21 May 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Fire Diary Mark Tredinnick , 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom , 2010 selected work poetry
Figures in a Familial Landscape Geoff Page , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 March 2011; (p. 20)

— Review of Fire Diary Mark Tredinnick , 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom , 2010 selected work poetry
Figures in a Familial Landscape Geoff Page , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 March 2011; (p. 20)

— Review of Fire Diary Mark Tredinnick , 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom , 2010 selected work poetry
Room for Words to Flourish Peter Kenneally , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 21 May 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Fire Diary Mark Tredinnick , 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom , 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
Philip Salom's Keepers Trilogy : Keeping Nets for the Good and the Angry Martin Langford , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 2 2012; (p. 180-184.)

— Review of Keepers Philip Salom , 2010 selected work poetry
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