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Floods another chamber / James Brown.

By: Brown, James, 1966-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Victoria University Press, 2017Description: 111 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776561599; 1776561597.Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ821.2
Contents:
I. -- Opening -- Childhood -- Unresolved problem -- Probability -- Flying fuck -- Comments -- A light copy-edit -- Gloss -- Social experiment -- The A to Z of cycling -- Home -- Emu -- Beyond Red Rocks -- Come on Lance -- Piano tune -- My body is a snowdome -- Attitude -- Peculiar Julia -- Shrinking Violet -- Tháloc (God of rain) -- Ghosting -- The AM sound -- Eight angles on the Manawatū river -- The real humpties -- Green light -- II. -- How I met my wife -- Reception -- Dancefloor -- Hanami -- Snogging in Wordsworth's bedroom -- Love -- White Hart lane -- At the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir -- Slippage -- Control Z -- The hibiscus route -- Svalbard -- My ill-conceived children -- Sad dads -- The awkward apologies -- Beds R Us -- Dust to dust -- Our life story -- Erotic snowdome -- Glass week -- End -- Miracles -- Mercy -- III. -- Words -- Janey and John go to the book launch -- Tautology explained -- Postmodernism explained -- The pitfalls of poetry -- The shopkeeper -- Unstressed/Stressed -- O thin med of Haddam -- 4th form -- The restructure -- Museum for the future -- Agile workshop -- Oxford aunts -- Walk on David Beach -- Letter to Hugo -- The brown wiggle -- Ken, Barbie, and me -- Fine with afterlife -- Soft returns -- Demarcations -- Here's Giles with the numbers -- The passage of water across a semipermeable membrane -- Acknowledgements and notes.
Summary: With his sixth poetry collection, highly rated New Zealand poet James Brown is back to flood another chamber. `teeth and claws, poetic sensibility, and stimulating peculiarities'
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With his sixth collection, highly rated New Zealand poet James Brown is back to flood another chamber.

'teeth and claws, poetic sensibility, and stimulating peculiarities' --Elizabeth Knox

Poems.

Includes bibliographical references (page 112).

I. -- Opening -- Childhood -- Unresolved problem -- Probability -- Flying fuck -- Comments -- A light copy-edit -- Gloss -- Social experiment -- The A to Z of cycling -- Home -- Emu -- Beyond Red Rocks -- Come on Lance -- Piano tune -- My body is a snowdome -- Attitude -- Peculiar Julia -- Shrinking Violet -- Tháloc (God of rain) -- Ghosting -- The AM sound -- Eight angles on the Manawatū river -- The real humpties -- Green light -- II. -- How I met my wife -- Reception -- Dancefloor -- Hanami -- Snogging in Wordsworth's bedroom -- Love -- White Hart lane -- At the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir -- Slippage -- Control Z -- The hibiscus route -- Svalbard -- My ill-conceived children -- Sad dads -- The awkward apologies -- Beds R Us -- Dust to dust -- Our life story -- Erotic snowdome -- Glass week -- End -- Miracles -- Mercy -- III. -- Words -- Janey and John go to the book launch -- Tautology explained -- Postmodernism explained -- The pitfalls of poetry -- The shopkeeper -- Unstressed/Stressed -- O thin med of Haddam -- 4th form -- The restructure -- Museum for the future -- Agile workshop -- Oxford aunts -- Walk on David Beach -- Letter to Hugo -- The brown wiggle -- Ken, Barbie, and me -- Fine with afterlife -- Soft returns -- Demarcations -- Here's Giles with the numbers -- The passage of water across a semipermeable membrane -- Acknowledgements and notes.

With his sixth poetry collection, highly rated New Zealand poet James Brown is back to flood another chamber. `teeth and claws, poetic sensibility, and stimulating peculiarities'