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The past completes me : selected poems, 1973-2003 / Alan Gould.

Title
The past completes me : selected poems, 1973-2003 / Alan Gould.
Author
Gould, Alan, 1949-
Publication
St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2005.

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Description
xiv, 285 p.; 20 cm.
Subject
Australian poetry
Genre/Form
Australian poetry
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Contents
  • Trawlermusic -- Trees, 1973 -- Snake forest -- Flood -- Wagram, 1809 -- News of the surrender -- Wind -- Mount Kosciusko essay -- Sudden mist in the high alps -- dancer -- Heir apparent -- change of season -- Homage to Joseph Conrad -- Bangkok -- Ankara -- Autobahn hitch-hike -- cutting near Aviemore -- Belfast -- Reykjavik -- Heimacy eruption, 1973 -- Valleys on the road to Dalvik -- Akureyri -- Listening to Irish music -- Two sea-eagles -- Erik Thorvaldsson -- Leif the Lucky -- Thorfinn Karlsefni -- Gudrid Thorbjornsdottir -- Thorhall the hunter -- Herjolfsness, Greenland, 1540 -- Tarantella -- Australian war cemetery, Pozieres -- regulars -- sea herself -- Recalling her launching -- Ice -- Port of Melbourne song -- Any two pictures -- wave -- Still lives -- 35[degrees] S 5[degrees] W -- Tropic -- Krakatoa -- 'The past completes me' -- ^ ship in its trance -- Henty River, West Tasmania -- King parrots -- burying -- lyric trance of work -- recognition -- way home -- fortune coin -- dolphins -- Vocation -- Galaxies -- limb of God, 1938 -- Cronies -- Cape Horn spiel -- Aground -- Albatrosses, September 1939 -- Eternal recurrence -- March 21, 1945 -- masque for the wedding -- Euronyme -- fear of dying, two dreams -- house from the road -- Scissors -- And needle -- Two spinnakers -- last Rheindahlen summer -- Now -- Hour -- Day -- Year -- Tightrope walker -- Trapeze artists -- Fire eater -- For Anne Langridge -- freedom of the seas -- Earliest -- Phoenician helmsman -- Tahata-Orrero (Tahitian navigator) -- Norse ship -- Arab merchant -- return of Cheng Ho's sixth voyage -- Portuguese carracks -- Dutch Jacht -- H. M. Bark endeavour -- Tea-clippers -- Lift -- Ice on windows -- ^ Rain governs the small hours -- first real frost -- vagary for Philip Mead
  • Wishes for Jacko, four months away -- observed observer -- Falling asleep in the afternoon -- Demolisher -- Lacemaker -- Their finest hour -- In difficulties -- Solo yachtsman -- February 23, 1987 -- Austral bluebells in Molonglo Gorge -- Elegy -- High cloud conversation -- Electrician -- Roof tilers -- South coast mechanic -- Careers in capital territory -- Managerial stress -- Moon -- Nights on Termite Road -- Report -- All the raddled evenings -- High board acrobat -- Treeloppers -- Fury -- Seven birthday pebbles -- Pliers -- Smoke -- Story and audience -- interrogator's opening remarks -- Mermaid -- statistics of divorce -- move from shelter -- Sea ballad -- Until a patch of sunlight comes to find me -- Among estuary shipping in light rain -- I try to read his elsewhere eyes -- I climbed skyward -- world allows -- U-boat morning, 1914 -- Brief absence -- ^ As dawn comes bright with proof -- Dream -- Intently -- Odium is -- One Sunday -- Three poems -- Quick prayer -- Roof of the mouth -- That tricksy one percent -- ball dancer -- good hash -- Song -- white-handed gibbon at Western Plains Zoo -- Under privet -- Vows over a light supper -- Anne's cats -- Rendezvous -- cartographer of manners -- Combo -- dalliance razzamatazz -- Flamenco rehearsal -- Free-form dancer at a pageant -- collage of winter employment -- Dactyls for a pounding head -- Penny Bungers -- Just once -- Lunchtime exchange -- pastiche man -- Old-fashioned duet -- whisky lurch -- Polka -- Under honeysuckle -- Welsh seaman holds forth upon his faith -- white apron -- Losing the young one -- timeshot, Joseph Conrad in picture -- face you show -- spree -- Grace on Paradise Street -- Remote from life as yesterday -- Soft pencil sketch -- ^ Lightness at the liquid rise -- Yestertalk -- dockworker -- change in old obedience
  • Tentpegging -- Yestertalk -- imperial -- History of the log dwellers -- history itch -- Stepping off necessity -- Pastoral care -- Paragliders -- Lucy Lockett -- Yogi-boy -- Latin for garden -- Elegy drawn from slight acquaintance -- Live dangerously -- Amor Fati -- Moments at a window.
ISBN
0702235164
OCLC
60883877
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library