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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 On the Beach
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Notes

  • Epigraph: A shudder in the loins engenders there / The broken wall, the burning roof and tower / And Agamemnon dead. -- W. B. Yeats

Includes

Tomorrow i "Her skin, soft as old chamois.", Ron Pretty , 2001 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 46 no. 2001; (p. 74) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 17)
Evolution i "How can I speak of sun and not the shadow", Ron Pretty , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: Voices from the Meadow 2007; (p. 65) On the Hay Plain and Other Poems 2007; (p. 18) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 34)
Stalking Utopia i "braking by the wide verandah a pall", Ron Pretty , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , no. 29 2008; Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 11-12)
The Afterdrought i "The trees came back and the undergrowth", Ron Pretty , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , no. 38 2009; (p. 14-15) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 27-28)
Man Falling i "Man Friday fallen on a lee shore", Ron Pretty , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 28 no. 2 2009; (p. 8) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 15)
A Christmas Concerto i "Talking to Paul last evening, forking", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Holding Patterns : Physics and Engineering Poems 2010; (p. 18-19) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 32-33)
Tats i "Now the rain heavy as a banker", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 13-14)
Kindertotenlieder i "If you sit down by a roadside and listen, somewhere,", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 16)
The Women i "Snow falls on Vladimirskaya, the road of exile", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 18)
Dark Matter i "At the end of the pen there is silence;", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 19)
She Said i "Perhaps, she said, this is the last: the last wing", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 20)
Gaza i "But no, that's not what I meant. And yes, you're right,", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 21-22)
Bierkeller 1933 i "We found him in a bierkeller", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 23)
Knots i "The end justifies the means", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 24)
On the Beach i "The tide rises, the tide falls", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 25)
Building an Ark i "The destruction of artwork in Florence", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 26) Prayers of a Secular World 2015; (p. 93)
Pilgrim i "Darkness flickered in the hallway where,", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 29)
To Market i "Where to start: with the cicadas in the gums,", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 30)
Afterwards i "It is finished. The body", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 31)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Postcards from the Centre Ron Pretty , Farmborough Heights : Profile Poetry , 2010 Z1720612 2010 selected work poetry Farmborough Heights : Profile Poetry , 2010 pg. 11-34
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