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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Available Light : New Poems
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Notes

  • Dedication: for Judith, deep love and humane counsel beside me for so long and for my grandchildren whose impromptu tableaux under the trees continue to warm the world - Annabella, Amelia, Emily, Luke, Alex, Isabelle, Anthony, Marcus and Evie.
  • Epigraph: The bud stands for all things... Galway Kinnell.
  • The collection is divided into four parts:
    • Part 1 'Coasts' (1-28) Epigraph: The mere act of writing splits the self in two... Margaret Atwood.
    • Part 2 'Available Light' (29-59) Epigraph: What draws you in is what slips away... Bill Henson.
    • Part 3 'Forget Rilke' (61-87) Epigraph: ...if you don't live it, it won't come out of your born... Charlie Parker.
    • Part 4 'Can't Help Noticing' (89-113) Epigraph: Black arts we make in the black lamps of the heart Le Roi Jones

Contents

* Contents derived from the Geelong, Geelong City - Geelong East area, Geelong area, Geelong - Terang - Lake Bolac area, Victoria,:Whitmore Press , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Paean To Gardening For Moneyi"...the lady owners pay him in advance then drive away", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 3)
In My Wheat-Bag Hoodi"For the rain my uncle throws me a wheat-bag hood", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Jouer au Tennisi"You get ready", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Commasi"In the shade of trees", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Male Ironingi"Ah yes! After a shirt or two the old skill returns", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Horizoni"But we do, don't we? We'll reach it, won't we", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 12)
Spring Timei"business", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 13)
Inningsi"Where the roads meet, on the triangle of ground the cattle have", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Coastsi"unfurl where night scowls into morning", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 16)
Dreami"when I get there driving through the night rain's sheen", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 17)
Considering His Lifei"... mine seeming to require the ladder's shadow across leaves, the", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 18)
Metaphor Strayedi"he knows the touch of skin can stave off desolation", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Lamb in the Nighti"a lamb's tremola pleading seeks me out.", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 21)
Extending the Englyn and Considering the Differencesi"First difference runs", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 22)
If I Be Not I...i"my toes stil ask a barefoot question", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 23)
The Gallery of Knowingi"...I will be locked into the gallery for the night. I have always", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 24)
Enlightenment at 5ami"I lie still. I'm drifting on the pillow. Isabelle Huppert has been", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Excellencei"... the souls of wines in different bottles", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 27)
Waterwheeli"Europe turns over, nurses centuries of wounds", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 28)
Watchingi"...nor does my lens tell me why it searches", Graeme Kinross-Smith , single work poetry (p. 31)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Geelong, Geelong City - Geelong East area, Geelong area, Geelong - Terang - Lake Bolac area, Victoria,: Whitmore Press , 2012 .
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      Extent: 115p.
      ISBN: 9780987386601

Works about this Work

Silvery Responsibility of Knowing Everything Peter Kenneally , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 March 2014; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Available Light : New Poems Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2012 selected work poetry ; Six Different Windows Paul Hetherington , 2013 selected work poetry
Silvery Responsibility of Knowing Everything Peter Kenneally , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 March 2014; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Available Light : New Poems Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2012 selected work poetry ; Six Different Windows Paul Hetherington , 2013 selected work poetry
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