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Robert Adamson Robert Adamson i(A29014 works by) (a.k.a. Robert Harry Adamson)
Born: Established: 1943 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Imitator Robert Adamson , sequence poetry
1 3 y separately published work icon Reaching Light : Selected Poems Robert Adamson , Chicago : Flood Editions , 2020 20582969 2020 selected work poetry

'Poetry. Edited and introduced by Devin Johnston, REACHING LIGHT selects from five decades of work by one of Australia's finest poets.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Winter, Hospital Bed i "Memory was the room I entered down a long corridor", Robert Adamson , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2017 2017; (p. 3)
1 Black Winged Stilts i "Two long, plaited, clouds of cotton-wool fog", Robert Adamson , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2016 2016; (p. 2-3) The Weekend Australian , 20-21 August 2016; (p. 25)
1 The Words We Loved Charlotte Wood , Geraldine Brooks , Graeme Simsion , Michael Robotham , Chris Wallace-Crabbe , Helen Garner , Favel Parrett , Gregory Day , Fiona Wright , Alexis Wright , Robert Adamson , Debra Adelaide , Lisa Gorton , Abigail Ulman , Christos Tsiolkas , Maxine Beneba Clarke , Susan Johnson , Kristina Olsson , Peter Goldsworthy , Tim Flannery , Malcolm Knox , Shane Maloney , Thomas Keneally , Don Watson , Anita Heiss , Omar Musa , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 December 2015; (p. 24-26) The Saturday Age , 12-13 December 2015; (p. 30)
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1 My Grandfather's Ice Penguins i "My grandfather would walk into the house,", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Guide to Sydney Rivers 2015; (p. 16)
1 Poem Beginning with a Line from William Blake i "I was in a Printing house in Hell & saw the method in which", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015; The Weekend Australian , 21-22 February 2015; (p. 16)
1 10 y separately published work icon Net Needle Robert Adamson , Chicago : Flood Editions , 2015 7975145 2015 selected work poetry

' In The Times Literary Supplement, David Wheatley calls Robert Adamson "one of the finest Australian poets at work today." NET NEEDLE brings together the presiding influences of his life, early and late. He casts an affectionate eye on the Hawkesbury fishermen who "stitched their lives into my days," childhood escapades, lost literary comrades, the light and tides of the river, and the ambiance of his youth. Throughout, he is characteristically attuned to the natural world, sketching encounters both intimate and strange. These are poems of clear-eyed vision and mastery, borne of long experience, alert and at ease. As Michael Palmer observes, "Eye and ear, none better." ' (Publication summary)

1 Spinoza i "Omy soul's friend just once take some advice", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 The Art of War i "Children cross section sidestreets", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 Death of a Goshawk i "White goshawk", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 1 Harsh Song i "Afternoon's pulse, a feathery susurration", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015; The Weekend Australian , 10 October 2020; (p. 18)
1 The Whiting i "One winter afternoon I went fishing", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 After the Deluge i "After torrential rain the mountains glisten", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 The Easterly Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 A Proper Burial i "The other night outside our house an", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 Sensation i "One morning in summer I'll go down some", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 Empty Your Eyes i "The suffering has ended", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015; Hope for Whole : Poets Speak up to Adani 2018; (p. 93) The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry 2020; (p. 20)
1 Michael Dransfield in Tasmania Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
1 After Shelley's Satan Broken Loose i "He stood before the Final Judgment", Robert Adamson , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Net Needle 2015;
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