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The long game, and other poems

Author: Bruce Beaver
Publisher: St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bruce Beaver's posthumous collection. Written in the final years of his life, the poems reveal a looking ahead to daydreams of a very permanent death and looking back on the long game - a lifetime of poetry, love and obsession.
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Named Person: Bruce Beaver
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Beaver
ISBN: 0702235091 9780702235092
OCLC Number: 61123783
Description: xi, 175 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Occasions --
Something for the Birds 3 --
Rdsumd 4 --
Poet 6 --
September 1st 2000 7 --
Neighbour 9 --
Some Night Thoughts 11 --
Queenscliff, Manly 15 --
I.M. Rod Finlayson 17 --
Parole 19 --
To Brenda 21 --
Afterthoughts 22 --
At Evening 24 --
Polymath 26 --
Renaissance Art 27 --
Later On 28 --
Swill 29 --
Traumerei 30 --
Partners 31 --
Madeline Now 33 --
A.M. 36 --
Prelude 38 --
Fame 43 --
Of Brecht's 'To Our Successors' 44 --
Old Movie in Autumn 47 --
Four Haikai 48 --
Some Things Remembered 49 --
End of Century Poetry 50 --
Late Afternoon 51 --
Vespers 52 --
Going? 53 --
A Partial Litany 56 --
Aubade 58 --
A Dream 59 --
Reflections on a Large Red Man Writing 61 --
Identity 62 --
To Your Cretan Self 64 --
To Craig --
and Chardonnay 66 --
To Janet 67 --
Dialysis Clinic 68 --
In Passing 69 --
Ephebe 70 --
End of Century Painting 71 --
End of Century Music 72 --
Metamorphosis 73 --
Considerations 75 --
Vespers 77 --
To Brenda 78 --
To Louis Johnson 80 --
An Understanding of the Moment' 81 --
For Katie's Twenty-first Birthday 82 --
Evening 84 --
La Bain au Quatre 85 --
Lights --
Stroll 89 --
On Re-reading Amis, Wain & Larkin 91 --
Darn 93 --
Narrabeen Plums 94 --
Click Goes the Switch 95 --
Graph 96 --
Meeting 97 --
Auto-intoxicated Biography 98 --
Seasick on the Ferry 99 --
Eating 100 --
Outlook 101 --
Kafka Senryu 102 --
Stravinsky and the Trout 103 --
Lunch Date 104 --
From Your Funny Valentine 106 --
Kathleen and Valentine 107 --
Marauders 108 --
Last Things First 109 --
Surprise, Surprise 110 --
Sounds Off 111 --
So There 112 --
lament 113 --
October 1999 114 --
Menu 115 --
Sonnets --
Magpie's Matins 119 --
Sonnet for Sam 120 --
Sonnet for Celeste 121 --
Householder 122 --
Sonnet for Dr Clifford Boland 123 --
Straight 124 --
To PP. at 70 125 --
Apprenticeship 126 --
The Actor 129 --
Sonnet I.M. for Robert Lowell 130 --
To the Divine Mystery --
To the Divine Mystery --
I The knowledge ofyour truth drives me on 133 --
II Ifyou would make me man again 135 --
III Those that I know are droppingfitfully 136 --
IV Some of us stare at blank walls 137 --
V Trembling I come to you, seeking 139 --
VI Nothing ever begins 140 --
VII The best experience I had was communion 142 --
Classical --
Winter Dreaming 147 --
The Night of the Soul 151 --
The Magic Christian 153 --
Epithalamium 156 --
O Happy Pair 161 --
The Long Game --
The Long Game 165.
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Bruce Beaver's posthumous collection. Written in the final years of his life, the poems reveal a looking ahead to daydreams of a very permanent death and looking back on the long game - a lifetime of poetry, love and obsession.

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