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Under Flagstaff : an anthology of Dunedin poetry / selected by Robin Law and Heather Murray.

Contributor(s): Law, Robin, 1956-2003 | Murray, Heather, 1940-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : University of Otago Press, 2004Description: 160 pages : map ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877276405 (pbk.).Subject(s): New Zealand poetry -- 21st century | Poetry -- New Zealand | New Zealand poetry -- Collections | Dunedin (N.Z.) -- PoetryGenre/Form: New Zealand poetry -- 21st century.DDC classification: z821.008032
Contents:
Dunedin sonnet 6 / Rob Allan -- An aerial view from a rescue helicopter / Nick Ashcroft -- Going down / Caroline Barnes -- Dunedin revisited; Letter to Robert Burns; A small ode on mixed flatting; Brighton / James K. Baxter -- Pride of the south / Tony Beyer -- Portobello town / R. Blick -- Dunedin from the bay / Thomas Bracken -- Home ground / Charles Brasch -- Dunedin morning / Karen Peterson Butterworth -- The Soldiers' Monument, Otago Peninsula / D.W. Carmalt-Jones -- Drizzle; Return trip; Stuart Street / Kay McKenzie Cooke -- Josephine / Tremayne Curnow -- The statue of Robbie Burns; In the university library; Saturday afternoon / Ruth Dallas -- The sun chanced upon Dunedin / Harriet Dempsey -- Dunedin in July; Spring afternoon, Dunedin / Lauris Edmond -- Broad Bay / Kim Eggleston -- If Buccleugh Street could talk; Winter: a burlesque; A prospect of Port Chalmers / David Eggleton -- Anne Brown's song / Fiona Farrell -- Dunedin morning; Sunday afternoon at two o'clock; The clock tower; The spell / Janet Frame -- Dunedin / Gaylene -- Spring in Dunedin / Pamela Gordon -- Lacework / Bernadette Hall -- Dunedin / Edith Howes -- Two winter settings (extract) / Sam Hunt -- Mid winter letter from Dunedin; Ghost in the shell / Elizabeth Isichei -- Carrying my mother's ashes back to Dunedin / Adrienne Jansen -- At Ross Creek reservoir / David Karena-Holmes -- Pine Hill or elsewhere / Kapka Kassabova -- Beneath the rim / Helen Leach -- Second storey room / Jessica Le Bas -- Civic Plaza / Graham Lindsay -- The entrance to purgatory. Distances; Proposal at Allans Beach / Iain Lonie -- Dunedin summer / Jean Lonie.
Visions of Dundas Street through student-coloured glasses / Hamish McKenzie -- Up and up / Pansy McLachlan -- By a bird; The mess we made at Port Chalmers; Fuse; Outside the Portobello Marine Aquarium; From the flounder Inn / Cilla Mc Queen -- Picnic at Woodhaugh / Bill Manhire -- Contact / Emma Neale -- The water of Leith. Jazz at the Robbie Burns / James Norcliffe -- For G. O'Brien, painter, 1821-1888 / Gregory O'Brien -- Port Chalmers / John O'Connor -- Rhododendron dell / June O'Donnell -- Shades of spring; Revisiting V8 nostalgia; Morning picture of South Dunedin / Peter Olds -- Dunedin postcard / Chris Orsman -- Southern rococo / Sue Patterson -- Quarantine / Ruth Pettis -- Paradise / Christina Phoenix -- Boy racers; The divided country / Mark Pirie -- Talking about Tomahawk / Jenny Powell-Chalmers -- Visit to Nicky's house / Joanna Preston -- Northern Cemetery; Victory Beach / Richard Reeve -- Early Settlers Museum, Dunedin, with Tom / Harry Ricketts -- A poem, dedicated to the Mornington Fire Brigade / George Scott -- Being here; Dunedin spleen; Burns / Bill Sewell -- from Martha's song / Janette Sinclair -- Dunedin / Elizabeth Smither -- Dunedin / C.K. Stead -- Cosy Dell / William M. Stenhouse -- A tricky business; New Year's Eve / J.C. Sturm -- Winter, Ross Creek / Bernard Thornton -- In the Northern Cemetery; From Bracken's Lookout, Dunedin. Otago Peninsula; Training on the peninsula / Brian Turner -- Prodigal city; Song to a swinging comtemplative: Dunedin / Hone Tuwhare --
from Pathway to the sea / Ian Wedde -- Purakaunui / Michael Wiltshire -- Kilmog Hill / Alison Wong -- Magnetic south. Resisting the temptation to nibble her nose / Sue Wootton.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Under Flagstaff: An Anthology of Dunedin Poetry brings together for the first time a selection from the extraordinarily rich resource of poems, published and unpublished, written about the city and its environs.

"A selection from the extraordinarily rich resource of poems, both published and unpublished, written about Dunedin"--Introd.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-158) and index.

Dunedin sonnet 6 / Rob Allan -- An aerial view from a rescue helicopter / Nick Ashcroft -- Going down / Caroline Barnes -- Dunedin revisited; Letter to Robert Burns; A small ode on mixed flatting; Brighton / James K. Baxter -- Pride of the south / Tony Beyer -- Portobello town / R. Blick -- Dunedin from the bay / Thomas Bracken -- Home ground / Charles Brasch -- Dunedin morning / Karen Peterson Butterworth -- The Soldiers' Monument, Otago Peninsula / D.W. Carmalt-Jones -- Drizzle; Return trip; Stuart Street / Kay McKenzie Cooke -- Josephine / Tremayne Curnow -- The statue of Robbie Burns; In the university library; Saturday afternoon / Ruth Dallas -- The sun chanced upon Dunedin / Harriet Dempsey -- Dunedin in July; Spring afternoon, Dunedin / Lauris Edmond -- Broad Bay / Kim Eggleston -- If Buccleugh Street could talk; Winter: a burlesque; A prospect of Port Chalmers / David Eggleton -- Anne Brown's song / Fiona Farrell -- Dunedin morning; Sunday afternoon at two o'clock; The clock tower; The spell / Janet Frame -- Dunedin / Gaylene -- Spring in Dunedin / Pamela Gordon -- Lacework / Bernadette Hall -- Dunedin / Edith Howes -- Two winter settings (extract) / Sam Hunt -- Mid winter letter from Dunedin; Ghost in the shell / Elizabeth Isichei -- Carrying my mother's ashes back to Dunedin / Adrienne Jansen -- At Ross Creek reservoir / David Karena-Holmes -- Pine Hill or elsewhere / Kapka Kassabova -- Beneath the rim / Helen Leach -- Second storey room / Jessica Le Bas -- Civic Plaza / Graham Lindsay -- The entrance to purgatory. Distances; Proposal at Allans Beach / Iain Lonie -- Dunedin summer / Jean Lonie.

Visions of Dundas Street through student-coloured glasses / Hamish McKenzie -- Up and up / Pansy McLachlan -- By a bird; The mess we made at Port Chalmers; Fuse; Outside the Portobello Marine Aquarium; From the flounder Inn / Cilla Mc Queen -- Picnic at Woodhaugh / Bill Manhire -- Contact / Emma Neale -- The water of Leith. Jazz at the Robbie Burns / James Norcliffe -- For G. O'Brien, painter, 1821-1888 / Gregory O'Brien -- Port Chalmers / John O'Connor -- Rhododendron dell / June O'Donnell -- Shades of spring; Revisiting V8 nostalgia; Morning picture of South Dunedin / Peter Olds -- Dunedin postcard / Chris Orsman -- Southern rococo / Sue Patterson -- Quarantine / Ruth Pettis -- Paradise / Christina Phoenix -- Boy racers; The divided country / Mark Pirie -- Talking about Tomahawk / Jenny Powell-Chalmers -- Visit to Nicky's house / Joanna Preston -- Northern Cemetery; Victory Beach / Richard Reeve -- Early Settlers Museum, Dunedin, with Tom / Harry Ricketts -- A poem, dedicated to the Mornington Fire Brigade / George Scott -- Being here; Dunedin spleen; Burns / Bill Sewell -- from Martha's song / Janette Sinclair -- Dunedin / Elizabeth Smither -- Dunedin / C.K. Stead -- Cosy Dell / William M. Stenhouse -- A tricky business; New Year's Eve / J.C. Sturm -- Winter, Ross Creek / Bernard Thornton -- In the Northern Cemetery; From Bracken's Lookout, Dunedin. Otago Peninsula; Training on the peninsula / Brian Turner -- Prodigal city; Song to a swinging comtemplative: Dunedin / Hone Tuwhare --

from Pathway to the sea / Ian Wedde -- Purakaunui / Michael Wiltshire -- Kilmog Hill / Alison Wong -- Magnetic south. Resisting the temptation to nibble her nose / Sue Wootton.

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