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Pasture and flock : new and selected poems

Author: Anna Jackson
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Auckland University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Uneasy nights out with dead Russian poets, dalliances with German gas fitters and emotionally fraught games of badminton are brought together for the first time, along with a brand new body of work, in this time-spanning selection of Anna Jackson’s poetry. Local Gothic, suburban pastoral and answerings-back to literary icons are all enhanced by Jackson’s light hand and sly humour. Pastoral yet gritty, intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Jackson
ISBN: 9781869408794 1869408799
OCLC Number: 1011145726
Description: 139 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: 'I had a dream I was a ghost': six sequences. My friendship with Mayakovsky --
The long road to teatime --
Teatime with the Timorese --
Catullus for children --
The gas leak --
from I, Clodia --
Part two: 'Time to hold on to the leash': selected poems. Micky the fox terrier at the zoo --
Zina at the zoo --
The invisibility of poets --
After the nit shampoo --
Sarah's hair --
Takahē --
Basement --
Badminton --
Giving up --
Doubling back --
Speaking as one of the billiard balls --
Salty hair --
The fish and I --
Unknown unknowns --
We were at the British Museum? --
It was an honour, John --
Margo, or Margaux --
Spring --
Envelope --
Indexing --
Ghostess --
Wondering how you see it --
Ophthalmoscope --
Seeing you --
The pretty photographer --
The pretty photographer's hallway --
The pretty photographer in the library --
The photographer's Olympics --
Amanda in the mirror --
Saoirse at the fridge --
Sabina and the chain of friendship --
Roland on the outskirts --
Evelyn, after tennis playing --
Jane Eyre --
Ishmael in the bedroom --
The proof-reader after hours --
Sylvia in the supermarket --
Afraid of falls? --
Part three: 'From just behind her eyes': new poems --
Dear Tombs --
Flammable --
Mornings are sudden --
Aline, waiting her turn --
Thank you for having me, briefly, in your chamber --
I have only to wait (after Sappho's 'Ode to Aphrodite') --
The cooking show --
Office and barnacles --
Office pastoral --
Le Corbusier --
On my way elsewhere --
Leaving the hotel room --
To my hen-flock --
Reading Horace and thinking about Susan Sontag --
God and us --
Poets know words, know routes, know ghosts --
Late swim --
James K. Baxter as the whale --
Nothing is too wonderful to be true --
Heart and slab (after Sappho's 'Some say calvary...') --
Unspoken, at breakfast --
Eleanor, on the beach --
Radishes --
Bees, so many bees --
Pasture and flock.
Responsibility: Anna Jackson.

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