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Griffith Wynne Watkins Griffith Wynne Watkins i(A12660 works by) (a.k.a. Griffith Watkins)
Born: Established: 1930 Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island,
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New Zealand,
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Pacific Region,
; Died: Ceased: 1969 Perth, Western Australia,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1937
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1 Though Death Presides i "Though Death presides", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 240-241)
1 Lacking the Buddha's Calming Eye i "The seven lots of me", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 238-239)
1 The Shadow of the Word i "Between us now falls the shadow of the Word,", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 237)
1 Listen; Because the Disenchanted are Legion i "Listen;", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 236)
1 Death of a Young Man i "He died in summer:", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 235)
1 The Death of a Poet Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work short story
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 226-234)
1 The Raconteur i "Everything you", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 224)
1 Not Until the Eye Turns Blind i "Not until the eye turns blind", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 223)
1 An Imperfect Poem, I Set Afloat i "An imperfect poem, I set afloat,", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 222)
1 The Objector Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work short story
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 215-221)
1 The Yellow, Yellow Gold i "The yellow, yellow gold", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 209-210)
1 A Dusty Town it Was i "A dusty town it was,", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 207-208)
1 Down at the Twenty-One Hundred Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work short story
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 202-206)
1 Up North i "Up north, the country is burnt up,", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 200-201)
1 Last Instructions Before Going North i "When my enemies, all listed", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 199)
1 When the Time Came i "When the time came,", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 198)
1 Nothing Later i "Nothing later", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 193-194)
1 Three Days Wrapped in a Silver Net i "Three days wrapped in a silver net", Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 192)
1 The Unheard Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work short story
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 179-186)

A deaf man, unemployed and hungry, goes to the beaches where he swims and observes the hearing going about their lives. As night falls, he makes his way to an army base, where he has been watching a soldier's wife. He rapes her and runs into the bush, where he is caught by the soldiers.

1 Prayers from a Fifty-Year-Old Commercial Traveller Griffith Wynne Watkins , 1990-1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: God in the Afternoon : Selected Poetry and Fiction of Griffith Watkins 1990; (p. 175-178)
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