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Us, then / Vincent O'Sullivan.

By: O'Sullivan, Vincent [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Victoria University Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013 Description: 111 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780864738929.Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ821.2
Contents:
According to the doco -- Speech day -- Getting the picture -- Words to attend -- Cruise ship afternoon -- News from out the Heads -- Against the drift -- If we all went on like this there'd be no stories -- What for some it comes down to -- Cross over, wise guys -- 'Come, you last thing' -- This time in 3-D -- En famille -- And -- Lake -- Nice try -- Well, not this afternoon -- Pozo's mate -- The referees don't mind -- Some dog -- Freedom -- Uninvited tribute: eight uneasy pieces -- Screensaver -- Road from the camp -- That time of year -- The problem of style -- Imago: three -- On the pleasure of former colleagues -- Spacing out, they will tell you -- What's it called, again? -- No longer listed -- Infra-red -- 'Only connect' -- Still -- Act V -- From the 'Culture' column -- What men envy most -- Trade aid -- When, exactly? -- What story's that, then? -- After reading the warnings -- Road -- Listen, this isn't easy -- On the track above the bay -- Ciao! -- Stop it now, can't you? -- Nowhere further from Belgium -- The incentives, south -- Always on the cards -- Loose change -- Guests are invited to consider -- St Clair, September -- As the boy, the man -- Fine distinctions -- Nothing truer, mind -- Closer though than one might think -- Madame takes a third ouzo -- Come September -- Matched up -- Random as -- Not included in the footnotes -- Puritan Sunday -- Walking with Anton -- Just a moment, do you mind? -- Come again? -- Love, assuming nothing -- Three's a crowd -- On the odd eventful morning -- Skol -- Sight unseen -- Any heart would give a leap -- After that, to begin with -- First time, about Easter -- Us, then -- Saba's goat -- Pre-nup, as they call it -- As one does, alas, cobber -- 'It is the wind he hoped for...'
Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 Finalist.
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VINCENT O'SULLIVAN is one of New Zealand's leading writers, author of the biography of John Mulgan, Long Journey to the Border, the novels Let the River Stand and Believers to the Bright Coast, and many plays and collections of short stories and poems. He is joint editor of the five-volume Letters of Katherine Mansfield, and has edited a number of major anthologies.

Poems.

New Zealand author.

According to the doco -- Speech day -- Getting the picture -- Words to attend -- Cruise ship afternoon -- News from out the Heads -- Against the drift -- If we all went on like this there'd be no stories -- What for some it comes down to -- Cross over, wise guys -- 'Come, you last thing' -- This time in 3-D -- En famille -- And -- Lake -- Nice try -- Well, not this afternoon -- Pozo's mate -- The referees don't mind -- Some dog -- Freedom -- Uninvited tribute: eight uneasy pieces -- Screensaver -- Road from the camp -- That time of year -- The problem of style -- Imago: three -- On the pleasure of former colleagues -- Spacing out, they will tell you -- What's it called, again? -- No longer listed -- Infra-red -- 'Only connect' -- Still -- Act V -- From the 'Culture' column -- What men envy most -- Trade aid -- When, exactly? -- What story's that, then? -- After reading the warnings -- Road -- Listen, this isn't easy -- On the track above the bay -- Ciao! -- Stop it now, can't you? -- Nowhere further from Belgium -- The incentives, south -- Always on the cards -- Loose change -- Guests are invited to consider -- St Clair, September -- As the boy, the man -- Fine distinctions -- Nothing truer, mind -- Closer though than one might think -- Madame takes a third ouzo -- Come September -- Matched up -- Random as -- Not included in the footnotes -- Puritan Sunday -- Walking with Anton -- Just a moment, do you mind? -- Come again? -- Love, assuming nothing -- Three's a crowd -- On the odd eventful morning -- Skol -- Sight unseen -- Any heart would give a leap -- After that, to begin with -- First time, about Easter -- Us, then -- Saba's goat -- Pre-nup, as they call it -- As one does, alas, cobber -- 'It is the wind he hoped for...'

New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 Finalist.

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