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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Postcards from the Centre
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Notes

  • Epigraph: ...somewhere in the sands of the desert / A shape with lion body and the head of a man, / A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun / Is moving its slow thighs -- W. B Yeats

Includes

The Tristan Chord i "The Heavens are peopled, but not by gods", Ron Pretty , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 65 no. 3 2006; (p. 138) On the Hay Plain and Other Poems 2007; (p. 20) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 39)
To Wake i "beside him and to know", Ron Pretty , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , April vol. 66 no. 1 2007; (p. 171) On the Hay Plain and Other Poems 2007; (p. 8) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 53)
Postcards from the Centre i "It is dry here: the hard rocks", Ron Pretty , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 September 2008; (p. 11) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 41)
Ariadne on Naxos i "if she's quick enough at switching on the light", Ron Pretty , 2007 single work poetry
— Appears in: On the Hay Plain and Other Poems 2007; (p. 19) Blast , Autumn/Winter no. 9 2009; (p. 41) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 57)
Kate Dancing i "Kate dancing downstairs, her shoes", Ron Pretty , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 53 no. 2008; (p. 72-73) The Best Australian Poems 2009 2009; (p. 165-166) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 54)
Zarathustra i "It is not without a wrench I have", Ron Pretty , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 28 no. 3 2009; (p. 59) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 64)
Keats Hereafter i "This is the moment, now, with Bach singing his cantata,", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 120 2010; (p. 125) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 52)
The Shoot i "Flick. Truly, there's too much to explain. It's all", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Island , Winter no. 121 2010; (p. 87-89) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 58-60)
The Butcher's Hook i "When the butcher saw the dragon he called", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Blast , Autumn/Winter no. 11 2010; (p. 33) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 61)
Cottage Collage i "Once upon a time, the celebrant said,", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , no. 41 2010; (p. 152) Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 38)
Dog Days i "It's not happening, the business. Curs from", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 37)
String Theory i "Birds there are, with scarlet breasts", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 40)
Found Poem & Lost Found Poem and Lost i "Logically, there is no reason why Shakespeare", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 42)
Innocence and Experience : A Snapshot i "he flits through his garden or sits in his palace", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 43)
Grass i "I wish I was the grass, so I, too", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 44)
Rain at Crooked Creek i "The Sunday after the flood, the minister", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 51)
Touchdown i "For an hour she sits there, staring at", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 55)
Cyborgs i "Time passes, nothing changes. I know", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 56)
Prohibition i "This merlot has the flavour of the clarinet", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 62)
To Art i "The art of writing isn't hard to master;", Ron Pretty , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Postcards from the Centre 2010; (p. 63)

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. 37-64
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