Skinned by Light: Poems 1989-2002

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702233432
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2002
  • Pages: 121

Table of Contents

Robert Penn Warren's Book 3
Stooking 4
Sparrow Hawks 4
Haystack 5
Body Language, Hills and Dove 6
Fuguing on the Bridge with Monet 7
Wolf, Leopard, Falcoln, Fawn 9
Barking Owl 11
Tawny Frogmouth 11
Satin Bowerbird 12
Whistling Fox 14
Cro-Kill 15
Fencing 17
The Central Bus Station, Beer Sheeba 21
A Trawler and Its Animal Crew 23
The Smoke and the Land 25
A Certain Kind of Flaming 29
Two Love Poems 30
Infidelity and the Punishments Available 31
At the Seminar on Teenage Suicide 34
Eternity 36
Mary 37
Blue Whale Bones 38
Tidal Dreaming 39
The Sleeping Car 41
The Keeper and the Kept 44
In a Limerick Field 49
Cold Wires of Rain 50
Genealogy 52
Home After Two Weeks Away 54
Moon Over Frascati 57
A Serious Attendance 59
Bulbs 61
Night Cycle, Great Northern Highway 62
Ratshit and Ash 63
The Lure 65
Retirement 69
Rats 70
A Field in Tennessee 71
The Name, the Bird 72
What the Crayfisherman Said 74
The Rat's Tail and the Knives 75
Testaccio 77
Strategies for Confronting Fear 81
The Glance Returned 83
Signatures 85
Thanatos 86
Skinned by Light 89
The Black and Orange Dead 92
Baiting Bush Rats 94
Disaster Bay 96
Toast 97
Brick 98
Watching Dennis Potter Drink 99
The Grim Periphery 100
When I Used to Burn 105
Out from a Line of Fire 106
The Water Table 107
Difficult Terrain 108
Pomegranates 109
Possibilities 110
The Fire Scientist 111
Black Change 112
Brown Snake 113
The Wattlebird 114
The Flats 115
View From a Cane Chair 116
Soldier Crabs 117
Wind Sheer 118
The Words 120
A Policeman Revealing Extremes of Emotion 121
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