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  • Author:agent John Jenkins http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/jenkins-john
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Days Like Air
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* Contents derived from the Fitzroy North, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Modern Writing Press , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Silence Around a Glass of Wateri"I woke and walked to a nearby beach. I wanted to make", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 9)
Endless Summeri"That summer, as I walked along the beach, I dreamt", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 9)
A Picturei"Step back from the world a little and it begins to become", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 10)
The Uncertainty of Memoryi"As one pool became every pool, one wave broke into", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 10)
A Walki"Today, as I walk a winter beach, words cling to what", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 11)
Lone Pinei"Light, scattered with objects. Yet each is a thing in itself.", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 11)
Question Marksi"Before the tourist huts was a patch of greenery, shaded", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 12)
Clarityi"I wanted to make something clear, like light in a tidal", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 12)
Coherencei"These reflections, made possible by language, are also", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 13)
Simple Statementsi"I like the color blue. I like the feel of cool water on", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 13)
Beach Rendezvousi"I wake and walk to the beach. I can see it from my", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 14)
`Incidental' Memoriesi"The images cohere, then silence closes around and they", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 14)
Pearlshelli"We leave no trace, except in memory; within another's", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 15)
Windowsi"Faces focus, slip through each frame. The sentences", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 15)
Identityi"This is where memory, language and fiction become", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 16)
Blossom Treesi"The gardeners, in comical Fijian sunhats, raked the leaves", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 16)
Youi"Never fully known, I approach you, never fully known.", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 17)
`Uneventful'i"`You' are included out of deference and expect something", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 17)
Winter Beachi"Another event, a thing which happens. And beyond that,", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 18)
Haiku Weatheri"The sudden frost of an icy thought. Random conversations", John Jenkins , single work poetry (p. 18)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Sudden Resonances Desmond Cowley , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 129 1992; (p. 96)

— Review of Days Like Air John Jenkins , 1992 selected work poetry
Sudden Resonances Desmond Cowley , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 129 1992; (p. 96)

— Review of Days Like Air John Jenkins , 1992 selected work poetry
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