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Half dark / Harry Ricketts.

By: Ricketts, Harry [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 63 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780864739841 :.Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ821.2
Contents:
Blanks -- The Frick comes to Lake Rotoma -- 10 to 3 -- Othona, 1978 -- Breton Café, Brandon Street -- Pewsey -- Broken song, 1976 -- The wishbone -- Gap -- London calling -- The dentist -- The kingfisher moment -- Te Mata Peak -- The triolet -- Preserving the personal myth -- Goethe-Haus, Frankfurt -- Buchmesse, Frankfurt 2012 -- Double bind -- In Rome with you -- For Belinda at 60 -- Wolfsbane -- Your secret life 4 -- Huia -- Abel Tasman -- Wellington, late summer 2014 -- Weather -- Others -- Noddy -- Folly House -- A modern creed -- The encounter -- Sounion -- Mediobogdum -- For D -- 1970 -- 1972 -- The unmade bed -- Room -- Flat -- Second chances -- About.
Summary: "In his new collection, Harry Ricketts addresses the people and places that fill a life and the gaps they leave behind. These are poems of friendship, romance, youth, and moments that still glow or ache decades after"--Publisher information.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In his new collection, Harry Ricketts addresses the people and places that fill a life and the gaps they leave behind. These are poems of friendship, romance, youth, and moments that still glow or ache decades after. Half Dark is tender, funny, sad, and deftly crafted from the splinters and spaces of the past.

Poems.

Blanks -- The Frick comes to Lake Rotoma -- 10 to 3 -- Othona, 1978 -- Breton Café, Brandon Street -- Pewsey -- Broken song, 1976 -- The wishbone -- Gap -- London calling -- The dentist -- The kingfisher moment -- Te Mata Peak -- The triolet -- Preserving the personal myth -- Goethe-Haus, Frankfurt -- Buchmesse, Frankfurt 2012 -- Double bind -- In Rome with you -- For Belinda at 60 -- Wolfsbane -- Your secret life 4 -- Huia -- Abel Tasman -- Wellington, late summer 2014 -- Weather -- Others -- Noddy -- Folly House -- A modern creed -- The encounter -- Sounion -- Mediobogdum -- For D -- 1970 -- 1972 -- The unmade bed -- Room -- Flat -- Second chances -- About.

"In his new collection, Harry Ricketts addresses the people and places that fill a life and the gaps they leave behind. These are poems of friendship, romance, youth, and moments that still glow or ache decades after"--Publisher information.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Blanks (p. 11)
  • The Frick comes to Lake Rotoma (p. 12)
  • 10 to 3 (p. 14)
  • Othona, 1978 (p. 15)
  • Breton Café, Brandon Street (p. 16)
  • Pewsey (p. 18)
  • Broken song, 1976 (p. 19)
  • The wishbone (p. 20)
  • Gap (p. 22)
  • London calling (p. 23)
  • The dentist (p. 24)
  • The kingfisher moment (p. 25)
  • Te Mata Peak (p. 26)
  • The triolet (p. 27)
  • Preserving the personal myth (p. 28)
  • Goethe-Haus, Frankfurt (p. 29)
  • Buchmesse, Frankfurt 2012 (p. 30)
  • Double bind (p. 31)
  • In Rome with you (p. 32)
  • For Belinda at 60 (p. 33)
  • Wolfsbane (p. 34)
  • Your secret life 4 (p. 35)
  • Huia (p. 36)
  • Abel Tasman (p. 37)
  • Wellington, late summer 2014 (p. 39)
  • Weather (p. 40)
  • Others (p. 41)
  • Noddy (p. 42)
  • Folly House (p. 44)
  • A modern creed (p. 45)
  • The encounter (p. 46)
  • Sounion (p. 47)
  • Mediobogdum (p. 49)
  • For D (p. 50)
  • 1970 (p. 51)
  • 1972 (p. 53)
  • The unmade bed (p. 54)
  • Room (p. 56)
  • Flat (p. 57)
  • Second chances (p. 58)
  • About (p. 60)
  • Notes (p. 62)