The Clean Dark

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Angus & Robertson, 1992 - Australian poetry - 93 pages
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A volume of poems that celebrate the Hawkesbury River in NSW. In 1990 it was awarded the 'literary hat-trick' of the Turnbull-Fox-Philips Poetry Prize (National Book Council Banjo Awards), the Kenneth Slessor Award (Victorian Premier's Literary Awards) and the C J Dennis Prize for Poetry (New South Wales Literary Awards). Author's previous works include 'Canticles on the Skin' and 'The Law at Heart's Desire'.

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Contents

ReWriting The Hawkesbury 15 Sylva
15
Green Prawn
17
The Channels
19
Songs for Juno
21
The Jesus Bird
23
The Trophy
24
Wild Colonial Boys
25
The Charts
26
The Speaking Page 35 Sylva
35
The Speaking Page
37
Something Survives
39
Silva
40
The Difference Looking Back
42
Dreaming Up Mother
45
Remembering Posts
46
The Kiss
47

Full Tide
27
Fishing With My Stepson
28
Coda
29
Gutting The Salmon
30
Couplets
31
Angels Own Kind
48
American Sonnet
51
Harriet Westbrook Looks At The Serpentine
52
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