Two Kinds of Silence

Overview

Bold and musical, this collection of poetry invokes the splendor of the Tasmanian coastline and high country. From a poet known for her intense and alluring examinations of the Australian landscape, this new work also concentrates on the fire and reach of imagination, the poignancy of parenthood, and the overwhelming force of adult love.

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Overview

Bold and musical, this collection of poetry invokes the splendor of the Tasmanian coastline and high country. From a poet known for her intense and alluring examinations of the Australian landscape, this new work also concentrates on the fire and reach of imagination, the poignancy of parenthood, and the overwhelming force of adult love.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702236129
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Pages: 100
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathryn Lomer is the author of Extraction of Arrows, which won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the John Bray Award for Poetry. Her novel for young adults, The Spare Room, was named a Children's Book Council Notable Book for Older Readers in 2005 and was shortlisted for The Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

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Table of Contents

The Way the World Sleeps

Bats 3

Flight lines 4

Gnamma 6

Travels in the high country 9

Cloudy Bay 10

Two kinds of silence 13

A day at the beach 14

Foot prince 18

Cove 20

The way the world sleeps 22

Exoskeleton 25

Tentative love poem 28

Snug Falls 30

July 32

Greetings at Equinox

The gravity of three 35

A list of things to do this winter 36

Transit of Venus 38

On the tongue 40

Tongue-tied 40

Gift of tongues 41

Slip of the tongue 42

Hands on 44

Heart to heart 45

Rolling pin 48

Sleeping Beauty 50

A mother is like a tree 53

Omphalos 55

Greetings at equinox 57

Time zones 59

Tidal 59

Floral 61

Seasonal 64

Geographical 65

Paper Planes

Iluminar 69

Web 70

Eastern Banjo Frog 73

Sunflower 75

Heatwave 77

Sky 79

Vortex 81

Apprentice geisha 83

Words 84

Sorrow of the women 86

Knives 88

Paper planes 92

Notes 95

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