Edith Speers
100
Links in a Chain
Four =
Quarters,
Esperance Press, 2001
A bolt from the blue something
took me up and flung me down
Imago,
July 1994, Vol 6 No 2, p 51 (see Bless them all)
on
cover with Demidenko, Geoff Page, Tom Shapcott
A bolt from the blue Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
A rough sketch Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
A Tasmanian at the Vancouver Aquarium Republic
Readings #3, May 2001; p5
ed.
Liz Winfield
A Tasmanian at the Vancouver Aquarium Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
A Walk in the Dark Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
A Warm Room Coastlines
3, April 2002
Ed.
Heather Curnow & P van Rijswijk; read poem at launch: ‘a beautiful,
melodious, reflective reading’ (HC)
Alone among others a
nothing special van gogh
Island
104, April 2006, p47
Antaeus By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Apertures By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Australorp The
ships of state
Contemporary
Australian Poetry, Houghton Mifflin, 1990, p 180; ed. John Leonard
Australorp The
ships of state
1.
2nd prize for poetry in Tas. FAW Christmas competition 1984  2. 1st prize for poetry in Maryb=
orough
Golden Wattle Festival 1991
Australorp The
ships of state
New
Oxford Book of Australian Verse, Oxford University Press, 1993
Australorp The
ships of state
By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Barbecue By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Because Kingsley’s okay O
merciful day!
highly
commended in Kyogle Literary Group Poetry Competition 1993
Beelzebub Beelzebub
is a sly cat
Lines
from the Horizon, University of Newcastle, 1982 (Mattara anthology)
ed.
Christopher Pollnitz; selection from entrants in 1982 Mattara Spring Fest=
ival
Poetry Prize
Beelzebub 1.
commended in Ballarat Begonia Festival Poetry Competition 1981  2. runner-up in Mattara Poetry P=
rize
1982
Beelzebub By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Birds of the Air Oh
do you bring blessings, you birds of the air
Hobo,
Issue 7, Dec 1995; Tas guest editor Edith Speers
‘The
Edith Speers Section’ – Roger Blake, James Charlton, Stephen Edgar, Jane
harvey, Morag Kirk, Ian Preston, Margaret Scott, me, Natalie Staples,
Philomena van Rijswijk
Black Cockatoos From
evening sky black cockatoos descend
Brisbane
Courier-Mail, February 1997
1.
commended in Artlook Rhyming Poetry Contest (1980)  2. 1st in Maryborough Golden Wat=
tle
Festival (1991)
black coffee no sugar your
forehead was like a fridge door
Hobo,
Issue 17, June 1998
Blackberries It’s
not the fruit, it’s the barbed vines
Island
23,  Winter 1985, p 41
Blackberries It’s
not the fruit, it’s the barbed vines
ABC
Radio “A First Hearing”, 30/12/84
Blackberries By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Bless them all Bless
them all, bless then all
Imago,
July 1994, Vol 6, No 2, p50
on
cover with Demidenko, Geoff Page, Tom Shapcott
Bless Them All Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Branch Line Moorilla
Mosaic, BumbleBee Books 2001; p35
ed.
Robyn Matheson & Lyn Reeves; launch readings 24/03/01
Branch Line Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Break  your hea=
rt
beautiful
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Brideshead Revisited What
else could I do
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of Ms – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine)
Brief report by an alien I
came to Earth
Island
47, Winter 1991, p 43
brief report by an alien Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
British Columbia Quadrant,
July 2000
British Columbia Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Brother and Sister She
wrote a poem about him
Paradox
01/2004, p27 (formerly Coastlines)
Ed.
Heather Curnow & P van Rijswijk
Burning Off Autumn
fire
Poems
1980, TFAW, p 25
3rd
collection of poetry by TFAW
Burning Off Autumn
fire
Flowers
of the Great South Land, 1981 (India)
Burning Off By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
cannibals at a bathing beauty contest you
talked about a well-known critic
Bulletin,
5th December 1995, p93
can’t they think of anything else to do Wives
and mothers
The
Sting in the Wattle, University of Queensland Press, 1993
Can’t they think of anything else to do? By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Caprine Venus who
would’ve thought
Goat
World, 1981 (Journal of the Goat Breeders Society of Australia)
Caprine Venus By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Casino Mandala red
eye, black eye
Aspect,
No 25, 1982, p 71
ed.
Rudi Krausmann
cats rule ok Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Chastity is no
cold river
Poetry
Australia 86, Jan 1983, p39 (See Coinnoisseur & Is a duck really worth
it)
Special
Tasmanian Issue; ed. Vivian Smith (3 poems by ES precede excerpt from C.
Koch’s ‘The Doubleman, a novel in progress’ 
Chastity is no
cold river
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of MS – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine”)
Clothes for a 400 Year Old Woman Runner
up in Alexandra Hasluck Award 1986 (2nd place)
Clothes for a 400 year old Woman (prose) Equal
3rd in Judah Waten SS Award 1992
Clothes for a 400 year old Woman (prose)
Colvan Arnotts Samboy Smiths I
am standing in Australia
Island
16, spring 1983, p16 (see Confessional)
Colvan Arnotts Samboy Smiths I
am standing in Australia
1st
in F.A.W. (North Shore, Sydney) Poetry Competition 1982
Colvan Arnotts Samboy Smiths By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Communication By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Confessional In
the car we face forward
Island
16, spring 1983, p17 (see Colvan etc)
Confessional In
the car we face forward
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Compeition 1982 (part of MS – “Lo=
ve,
Agony, and the Whole Routine)
Confessional By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Connoisseur To
begin with
Poetry
Australia 86, Jan 1983, p39-41 (see Chastity is and Is a duck really worth
it)
Special
Tasmanian Issue; ed. Vivian Smith (3 poems by ES precede excerpt from C.
Koch’s ‘The Doubleman, a novel in progress’ 
Connoisseur To
begin with
3rd
prize for poetry in Illawarra Writers Award 1982
Connoisseur
Contempt for Paul Keating It
makes good sense to you, so what the hell
Quadrant,
Dec 1994, No 312 Vol XXXVIII No 12, p35
Listed
as ‘Lines of contempt for Paul Keating’
Cosmic Undertaking By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
crazy Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Crow committee and Raven Review Board On
every road you travel
The
Best Australian Poems 2004; ed. Les Murray; Black Inc 2004, p180
Sent
to Les Murray of Quadrant who selected it
cry baby have
your lovers all left you
The
Australian Writers’ Journal, Vol 3 No 2, 1993, p 9 (ISSN 1035 8803)
Winter
Issue. A collection of Australian Writers’ work presented by Joan Lane (&=
amp;
Mary Boyd), WA
cry, baby Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Cultural Bedbugs If
you’re an artist you will know
Famous
Reporter 12, p31, Dec 1995
Cultural Bedbugs Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Dead Weather By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Decked Out Haiku Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Die poor and leave nothing Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Divorced The
dogs of disaster
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of MS – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine)
Don’t strike a match, Sylvia Did
you really believe you were a Jew, then?
Overland
105, Dec 1986, p71
Don’t strike a match, Sylvia By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Encounter with an Android By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Epitaph for an enemy Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Epitaph for an evil bitch Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Fanatic The
fanatic has no faith
Poems
1981, TFAW, p12
4th
poetry book by TFAW; ed. Joan Woodberry
Fireworks and Falklands This
year they didn’t know when to light the fuse
honorable
mention in Harold Kestevan Poetry Prize 1982
Five minutes of not being depressed Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Five minutes of not feeling depressed At
the top of the hill
faxed
to Antarctic bases as part of 1993 Solstice Celebration (Aus. Antarctic
Division)
Folding Mountain Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
For my darling Those
muscles that my hands have traced
Island
57, Summer 1993, p 17
Listed
in mag. contents as ‘Lines for my darling’
Fortress of Green Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
free Tas.
Petry & Dance Festival 1996 (Oct); published in programme
free Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Gift By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Girl Shake
off the ribbons!
LINQ,
Vol 8 No 3, 1980, p 49
Literature
in Northern Queensland, published by the English Language and Literature
Association
Goat Language – from Greedy for Goats Southerly,
Vol 58 No 1, Autumn 1998; p77
Goodbye and good luck FreeXpression
2006
Gossip evil
to them who evil think
Quadrant,
November 1985,No 217 Vol XXIX No 11, p73
gossip Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Grace After Beer Moorilla
Mosaic, BumbleBee Books 2001; p36
ed.
Robyn Matheson & Lyn Reeves; launch readings 24/03/01
Grass Lake, Alberta Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Halley’s Comet By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
hang me said the lamb of god Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
holy people give me the creeps flasher
for Jesus
Larrikin,
Summer 1986-7, p 42
Tasmanian
quarterly review
holy people give me the creeps Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Home Wrecker who
me?
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of MS – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine”)
Home Wrecker who
me?
Hobart Women’s Shelter
pamphlet 1983  
Home Wrecker who
me?
Angry
Women, Hale & Iremonger, 1990
Home Wrecker By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Hot Flushes Hurray Running
through the Stars, TFAW Anthology 2005, ed. Megan Schaffner, p94
Housewife My
work is invisible
Five
Years, TFAW, 1982, p8
5th
book of poetry by TFAW
Housewife My
work is invisible.
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of MS – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine”)
Housewife My
work is invisible
The
Good Oil, newsletter of the Dept of Community Services, Hobart Tasmania, =
May
1993(?)
Housewife By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
how things looked Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
how things looked Running
through the Stars, TFAW Anthology 2005, ed. Megan Schaffner, p52
I’d love to live in paris but Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
I’m not responsible, baby Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
i’m not responsible, baby no
one’s perfect, you know that it’s true
HOBO,
Issue 4, Dec 1994
no
page numbering; two pages before middle
In Tasmania By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
In Tasmania  The
spuds all have names
2nd
prize for poetry in Tas. F.A.W. Christmas Competition 1983
Inflatable Woman Rarer
than any of
Island
9/10, March 1982, p 35
Is a Duck Really Worth it? Yes Poetry
Australia 86, Jan 1983, p38 (see Chastity is and Connoisserur)
Special
Tasmanian Issue; ed. Vivian Smith (3 poems by ES precede excerpt from C.
Koch’s ‘The Doubleman, a novel in progress’ 
Is a Duck Really Worth It? By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
It helps to have a brother It
helps to know somebody sometimes
Up
from Below, Women’s Redress Press, 1987, p 317
ed.
Irene Coates, Nancy J Corbett & Barbara Petrie
It helps to have a brother 1.
LaBoite Theatre, Brisbane, 22/9/89
2. ABC Radio “Fictions Poetry”, 27/9/92  3. Beckett Theatre, Melbourne, N=
ov-Dec
1993  4. The Stables, Sydney,
June-July 1994
It helps to have a brother Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
itös hard to be free Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
It’s hard to be free ask
the free
faxed
to Antarctic bases as part of 1993 Solstice Celebration (Aus. Antarctic
Division)
January the third I’m
building a wall against winter
Point
of View, TFAW 1983, p24
Short
stories, articles, poetry, ed. Joan Woodberry
Just another day It’s
not completely useless
1st
in F.A.W. (North Shore, Sydney) Poetry Competition, 1982
Just Another Day By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Krishnamurti’s Consciousness Cleanser FreeXpression
2006
letter to a friend dear
rat,
Heartland,
Number 11, Dec 1994, p 18
Queensland
Writers’ Centre
letter to a friend Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
letter to the spirit world i
am writing to you from a place
Meanjin,
3/1994 Spring, Vol 53 No 3, p470
along
with ‘Superstition’
letter to the spirit world Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
love is not a garden it’s the weeds Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
lrh 33 – Vulture Blue
Giraffe 3, April 2006
lrh 45 – Oasis TFAW
Christmas Competition 2003; 1st runner up
lrh 45 – Oasis Blue
Giraffe 3, April 2006
lrh 64 – Temptation Waxing
Lyrical Competition 2004; 2nd prize
Manitoba Laundromat Island
Magazine, Issue 97, Winter 2004; p67
Married The
house wears their scars for them.
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of MS – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine”)
Milking a Classical Theme My
muse is a bearded lady
Patrick
Morris solo recital of songs and piano music, BMIC, London UK, 22/11/88
Milking a Classical Theme By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Mouth By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Murder in the Wrong Place (novel) very
highly commended in 1992 Tom Howard Mystery Novel Contest (896 entries)
Murder in the Wrong Place (novel)
My Bluestone Ring it’s
there in all the pictures
Moments
of Desire, Penguin, 1989, p 180
Sex
and sensuality by Australian feminist writers; ed. Susan Hawthorne &
Jenny Pausacker
nicotine you field Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
nicotine you fiend nicotine,
I thought I had you beat
printed
in program for Tasmanian Poetry Festival 1987 (Launceston); p6
Nightmares Our
bed is rotten
LINQ,
Vol 8 No 3, 1980, p 95
Not quite the last rose of summer No
wonder you hang your head, Big Pink
Folly
and Wisdom, TFAW, 1983, p 19
6th
collection of poetry for TFAW
not so crazy Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Oasis (lrh 45)
One Big Stone Ontario Quadrant,
July 2000
Open letter to an ex de facto … Kate
had a husband
Hobart
Women’s Shelter pamphlet, 1983
Open letter to an ex de facto … Kate
had a husband
ABC
Radio broadcast, 27 Dec 2002
Open letter to an ex-defacto postnuptial cannibal By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Orca Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Out of the Nursery Rhymes Simple
Simon met a pieman
Westerly,
Winter 1992 No 2, p18-19
Out of the nursery rhymes Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Outpatients Beside
the dispensary
Poems
1980, TFAW, p 13
3rd
collection of poetry by TFAW
Pandora’s Box By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Pardon my French a
philospher named Jean Paul Sartre
Southerly,
No 4, December 1984, p 414
Name
on cover with Les Murray, Susan Hampton, Geoffrey Dutton, Peter Kocan
pardon my french Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Perennials Hello
there, neighbour!
Island
27, Winter 1986, p 68
Perennials By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
play time your
mouth is a jigsaw puzzle
LINQ,
Vol 13 No 2, 1985, p25
Literature
in Northern Queensland
plugs and points Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
prayer oh
lord let me lay down my head
River
of Verse, ed. Helen Gee, Back River Press 2004, p223
Ed.
Helen Gee; specially chosen as last poem in book; read by Fran Bladel at
launch
prayer Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Rainy Day rain
dissolves the days
Bogg
47, 1981, p 67  (John Elsber=
g,
2010 N 21 St, Arlington, Virginia, USA 22201)
rat tail soup the
flame is in the socket
Southern
Review, Vol 24 No 1, March 1991, p32-33
Literary
and Interdisciplinary Essays; U of Adelaide & Curtin University
rat tail soup Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
ratbag one
day in the market place
Edgeways,
Aug (?) 1987
Edgeways
- Tas. eco-magazine which replaced Larrikin
ratbag Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Ratbags and Roustabouts Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
red-haired men look
out for them they get you in
Up
from Below, (Poems of the 1980′s) Women’s Redress Press, 1987, p316
1.
LaBoite Theatre, Brisbane, 22/9/89
2. ABC Radio “Fictions Poetry”, 27/9/92  3. Beckett Theatre, Melbourne, N=
ov-Dec
1993  4. The Stables, Sydney,
June-July 1994
Rich Bitch instant
oaks
The
Tasmanian Review Number 5, 1980, p17
later
renamed as Island Magazine
Rich Bitch Island
- Tasmanian Review 5, 1980
Rich Bitch By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Roulette By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Running (prose) I’m
running.  I can’t remember h=
aving
started…
Iris,
August 1983, p 40 (Publication Number TBG 0747)
Tasmanian
Feminist’s Newsletter; samples from Zoe Fairbairns writing workshop July =
1983
science fiction Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
sister and brother Paradox,
No. 1 2004; p 27
Lit.
Ed. P van Rijswijk; ed Helen Curnow; formerly Coastlines (4th issue);
cultural magazine, Aus/Indonesia
Slugs A
lovers knot
Island
29, Summer 1986/87, p 67
Slugs a
lovers’ knot
First
Rights: a Decade of Island Magazine, Greenhouse Publications, 1989
ed.
Michael Denholm and Andrew Sant
Slugs By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Soft Summer Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Some Advice for the Marquis de Sade By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Something has got to be said Something
has got to be said
Quadrant,
April 1984, Number 199, Vol XXVIII, No 4, p16
something has got to be said commended
in Maryborough Golden Wattle Festival 1983 (poetry)
something has got to be said something
has got to be said
By
Way of a Vessel, Twelvetrees 1986
Something has got to be said Something
has got to be said
Adventures:
Projects and Workshops in English I (Jacaranda-Wiley, 1988)
Song of the artiste I
took the shake from Shakespeare
Quadrant,
July/August 1994, No 308 Vol XXXVIII No 7-8, p75
Song of the Artiste Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 1 Time
can stop.  I have no doubt, =
my
dear -
Hobo,
issue 1, Winter 1993; no page numbering; approx. p57
ed.
Dane Thwaites & Judith Beveridge
Sonnet 1 Time
can stop
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 8 You
are not young and handsome
Quadrant,
Nov 1987, No 239 Vol XXXI No 11, p46
Sonnet 11 My
hands alone can always do the job.
Scarp
24, May 1994, p 19
Sonnet 18 Listen,
friends, and I’ll make love to you
BOGG
57, 1987, p 30 (ISSN 0882 648X)
A
Journal of North American and British Writing, Aus editor- Robert Boyce
Sonnet 23 What
on earth am I supposed to do
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 29 The
days of love are always short and sweet
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 3 It
is because light bends that I can see
Quadrant,
March 1988, Vol 32 No 3, p31
Sonnet 3 It
is because light bends
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 35 Oh,
my Tubby Wubbins!  Beautiful=
cat!
Kunapipi,
Vol 12 No 3, 1990, p 69
literature,
art and culture of the post-colonial world
Sonnet 35 Oh,
my Tubby Wubbins! Beautiful cat!
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 38 Diana,
protect us women
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 39 Those
who are too scared to love must diddle
Overland,
Dec 1988, p 23
Sonnet 42 There’s
no comfort in love.  Forget =
the
books.
Island
34/35, autumn 1988, p 161
Sonnet 42 There’s
no comfort in love
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 43 I’ve heard that there’s
machines 
Fremantle
Arts Review, Vol 3 No 2, Feb 1988, p6
Sonnet 44 Love
can be heaven, if your luck is good
Island
34/35, autumn 1988, p 161
Sonnet 44 Love
can be heaven if your luck is good
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 45 It
isn’t much, an hour and a half
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 47 The
longer you go without, the more it seems
The
Phoenix Review, No 7/8, Winter 1992, p 130
ed.
David Brooks; Dorothy Porter, Carmel Bird, Bruce Beaver, Dimitirs Tsaloum=
as
featured on cover
Sonnet 49 Once
upon a time and far away
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 52 Is
this the miracle I’ve been waiting for?
Fremantle
Arts Review, Dec 1992 & Jan 1993, Vol 7 No 12 & Vol 8 No 1, p16
Sonnet 53 The
total obsession with love
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 54 Two
cornflakes on the table and I’m undone
Womanspeak,
Vol 16 No 1, Dec 1993 – Jan 1994, p14
Sonnet 54 Two
cornflakes on the table
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 55 55
- From out of the ground and into the sky
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 62 Here’s
to the fuck that makes the flowers grow
Galloping
on III, Access Press, 1992 (winners and selected poems from Grand National
Poetry Stakes)
became
a text for English studies courses in at least 2 WA high schools
Sonnet 63 God
wanted to apologise
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 64 (Temptation) There’s
something to be said
Waxing
Lyrical; Yellow Moon Magazine 2004 (2nd prize)
Sonnet 65 The
cricket’s on the radio – hurray!
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 66 When
all that should be sweet
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 67 We
two have met a thousand times before
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 68 It
seems that no one falls in love these days
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 69 Love
is a tiger
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 7 Why
are the girls in romance books so nice?
Overland
132, spring 1993, p26
Sonnet 70 Have
no comets streaked across your sky?
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 72 Sheep
and cattle graze but goats will browse
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 73 Isn’t
it funny?
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 74 Addiction
is an awful thing, we think
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 75 Of
all the sins that people have invented
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 76 Once
a week I kneel, but not to pray
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 80 Thank
God at last the wattles are in bloom
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 82 Put
a bullet in the rifle’s breech
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 83 Desperation
isnöt love, you know
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 9 Darling!  I have to see you!  Can you come? Contemporary
Australian Poetry, Houghton Mifflin, 1990, p 180
Ed.
John Leonard
Sonnet 9 Darling!  I have to see you!  Can you come? The
Indigo Book of Modern Australian Sonnets; ed. Geoff Page, 2002; p51
Sonnet 9 Darling!
I have to see you!
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 90 Preening
behaviour
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 91 Bees
are buzzing
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 92 Every
autumn they appear
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 94 Can
love forgive the cheapskate relative
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 95 If
youöre expecting gratitude, forget it
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 96 Homeis a foreign country Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnet 6 A
cat won’t crave a rose
Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Sonnets 1-48 – “48 Love Sonnets” runner-up
in ABC Bicentennial Literary Awards 1988 (Grace Perry Award for full-leng=
th
MS of poetry)
Stepstone Haiku Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
stoned on stones there’s
the stone that they without sin
commended
in Harold Kestevan Poetry Prize 1983
stoned on stones Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Stray I
came in to your house thru the cat door
Compass,
Vol 3 No 1, p 27
Poetry
and prose mag; Burwood NSW; ed. Chris Mansell and Dane Thwaites
Stray By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
superstition if
you break a mirror
Meanjin,
3/1994 Spring, Vol 53 No 3, p471
along
with ‘letter to the spirit world’
superstition Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Survival Wet
wood spews sour smoke
3rd
in 1980 John Shaw Neilson Poetry Award (Victorian F.A.W.)
Survival Wet
wood spews sour smoke
Meanjin,
Vol 39 No 2, July 1980, p 181
Survival Wet
wood spews sour smoke
Effects
of Light, Twelvetrees, 1985, p 136
Survival By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
T.V. Trends,
1981 (U.K.) – R. Boyce, Aus. Editor
Taking a nap in the Afternoon By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
taking the easy way out Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Talking to the Moon By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Tarantellas By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Tarantellas  Adultery
has all the advantages
commended
in Illawarra Writers Award 1981
The Amusement Park Engineer faxed
to Antarctic bases as part of 1993 Solstice Celebration (Aus. Antarctic
Division)
The Amusement Park Engineer (prose) faxed
to Antarctic bases as part of 1993 Solstice Celebration (Aus. Antarctic
Division)
The colour of my van I
picked the colour because it’s beautiful
Hecate,
Vol 20 No 1, 1994. p 61
A
Women’s Interdisciplinary Journal
The colour of my van Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The Dinosaurs Drip Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The Flying Fortuna Sister 1st
prize in Judah Waten Short Story Competition 1986
The Flying Fortuna Sister (prose) 1st
prize in Judah Waten Short Story Competition 1986
The heart is a muscle Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The hook in the heart Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The hydro demonstration I
got angry
Overland
123, winter 1991, p 53
The Hydro demonstration Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The Loggers Motel Moorilla
Mosaic, BumbleBee Books 2001; p33
ed.
Robyn Matheson & Lyn Reeves; launch readings 24/03/01
The Loggersö Motel Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The Mercedes shop window God
alone knows why a Mercedes dealership
Island
37, Spring 1988, p 27
The Mercedes Shop Window God
alone knows why a Mercedes dealership
The
International Terminal, University of Newcastle, 1988 (Mattara anthology,=
ed.
Chistopher Pollnitz), p128
The Modern Fiction By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
The One Big Stone Ontario Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The puzzle I can’t figure out Why
hang a jigsaw puzzle on the wall?
Quadrant,
Nov 1991, vol 35 no 11, p38-39
the rules of baseball as explained to a Pommie one night sta=
nd
mate,
this isn’t cricket
Hobo,
Issue 17, June 1998
The Sailor’s Story Commended
AusWrite Short Story Competition, June 1998
The Sailor’s Story 2nd
prize in Iris Milutinovic Short Story Award 1988
The Sailor’s Story Famous
Reporter 32, 2006
ed.
Ralph Wessman
The Source of it all Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The way out Just
think of me as an arrow
Muse,
20 August 1993, p19
single
page supplied to me – no copy of magazine
The way out Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The Way the Horses Flow Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
The Whole Routine out
of a clear blue sky
2nd
prize for poetry in Warana Writers Competition 1982 (part of MS – “L=
ove,
Agony, and the Whole Routine”)
Theodora (My Friend’s Cats) Theodora
is delicate
Republic
Readings 8, Walleah Press, Sept 2004, p35
Thoughts while burying a beloved billygoat By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Thylacine We
pursue your footprints
Here
Today, TFAW, 1980, p76
Anthology,
ed. Joan Woodberry
To an Intended Suicide By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
To the journalist Buzz Kennedy Dear
sir, It is not rare to see
Quadrant,
Dec 1994, No 312 Vol XXXVIII no 12, p34
To the Journalist Buzz Kennedy Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Trains in the Night Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Transformations Rufus
wrapped in newspaper
Island
9/10, March 1982, p 35
Transformations By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Trucks Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
truth Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Up, up & away Australian
Short Story Awards 2005; commended
Upon failing to find a sick goat FreeXpression
values this
is better than that
Muse,
May 1994, p. 27
values Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
View from the Back Seat By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Visiting the Mummy Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Vulture (lrh 33) Blue
Giraffe 3, April 2006
Warm Fog Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Warning to Poets in Particular Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Wasps in the Wall They
whisper “Winter kills”
Southerly,
No 3, September 1980, p347
Name
on cover with Gwen Harwood, Dorothy Hewett and Bruce Dawe
Wasps in the Wall They
whisper “Winter kills”
Effects
of Light, Twelvetrees, 1985, p135
ed.
Vivian Smith & Margaret Scott; signed by Tilsely, Denholm & Geoff
Dean(!)
Wasps in the Walls By
Way of a Vessel; Twelvetrees 1986
Watching Casablanca Island
103; Summer 2005, p 111
Weird kid You
see me sitting in the mall
Larrikin,
summer 1986-7, p 43 (ISSN 0 815 4821)
weird kid Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Welcome to the World Alien
Shores – Australian Science Fiction (Aphelion, 1994); ed Peter McNamara &=
amp;
Margaret Winch
Introduction
by Damien Broderick; over 600 pages, paperback
Welcome to the World commended
in State of Victoria Short Story Contest, 1981
Welcome to the World (prose) commended
in State of Victoria Short Story Contest, 1981
West Coast Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
When is life like a tin of spaghetti? It
is innocuous
Five
Years, TFAW, 1982, p14
5th
book of poetry by TFAW
Why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
Overland
97, Dec 1984, p60
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
Moments
of Desire, Penguin, 1989, p 60
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
Readings
- Experiences and Memories, McGraw-Hill, 1988
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
The
Sting in the Wattle, University of Queensland Press, 1993
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
The
Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets, edited by Susan Hampton & Kate
Llewellyn, 1986, p 211
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
Macmillan
Education 1996
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
Grin
& Tonic – theatre performance in Qland schools Feb-Sep 2002
why i like men mainly
i like men because they’re different
Macmillan
Education Australia. “Modern Families” by Sotirios Sarantakos.  A textbook for secondary schools=
, 1996
why i like men mainly
i like men because
Oxford
University Press, Oxford Anthology of Australian Verse, 1998
why i like men Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Wildflower Blue Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
Women of Dunvegan In times gone by we had no
nation
1st
prize in Ballad Section of Traditional Verse Competition; TFAW 2006
x – not known which poems were performed Poets
and Pianos in Pubs, Hobart, 27/8/88
yes i’m a sexist Four
Quarters, Esperance Press, 2001
 

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