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ARC OF LIGHT
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The order of publication does not necessarily reflect the order of composition, with some poems being published many years after composition. Poems listed as being published online with no mention of any appearance in print were first published on the Internet on the Zenvirus.com site. The student newspaper called CRACCUM is a publication of the Auckland University Students Association, which is based in Auckland, New Zealand. The newspaper gets its odd name from the fact that it was first put out, many years before I began attending university, by an outfit known as something like the Men's Upper Common Room Committee, a name from which the title "CRACCUM" was distilled. (That being so, I don't see where the "A" comes from, but maybe it was just kidnapped off the street. Such things happen.)

1. GENESIS -- Published online 2004 January 3.

2. ADAM -- Published online 2004 January 3.

3. DRAGON -- Published online 2003 October 05.

4. THE KRAKEN WAKES -- Published in CRACCUM 1977 June 5. Published online 2003 March 18.

5. MEN WITHOUT AMNESTY -- Published in CRACCUM 1977 June 27. Published online 2003 March 19.

6. WIDE WINDOWS -- Published in CRACCUM 8 June 1976. Published online 18 July 2003.

7. SPHINX CHILD -- Published in OUTRIGGER Volume Four Number Three, May 1980 (ed. Tim Pickford)(Auckland, New Zealand) (page 92). Published online 2005 May 7.

8. SOMEWHERE FAR FROM THE SEA -- Published in CRACCUM 1976 June 8. Published online 2003 March 2.

9. DISSECTION -- Published in CRACCUM 1977 June 25. Published online 2003 September 27.

10. SODIUM THIOSULPHATE -- Published in KORERU 1978 June. Published online 2003 September 27.

11. OUT FISHING -- Published in OUTRIGGER Volume Four Number Three, May 1980 (ed. Tim Pickford)(Auckland, New Zealand) (page 93). Published online 2005 May 7.

12. THE FISH -- Published in CRACCUM 1979 March 12. Published online 2003 March 21.

13. SURF SEA -- Published in KORERU 1978 June. Published online 2004 January 10.

14. WATERFALL -- Published online 2003 January 31.

15. WHITE WATER -- Published online 2004 January 10.

16, BITUMEN MAN -- Published in 1975 in TE MAARAMA, a literary magazine put out by the Auckland University Students Association. (Auckland, New Zealand) (page 15). First posted online 2004 May 21

17. DREAMS OF LOTHLORIEN -- Published in CRACCUM 1977 June 5. Published online 2003 September 20.

18. GRAFTON IN SPRING -- Published in CITY NEWS 1975 October 29. (Auckland, New Zealand). Published online 2003.

19. RETURN TO THE CITY -- Published in CRACCUM 1979 April 23. Published online 2004 January 24

20. TOWARD TEN O'CLOCK -- Published in CHAFF, 1976 September 13. Published online 2003 September 20.

21. WAKING FOR THE WATCHGUARD -- -- Published in published in BRIGHT BUT INVISIBLE, a literary magazine produced by the Auckland University Students Association, 1978. (Ed. Jeremy Bartlett)(Auckland, New Zealand) (page 43). Published online 2004 January 31.

22. VIGIL INVOLUNTARY -- Published in CRACCUM 1978 September 19. Published online 2004 January 24.

23. SLEEPING NAKED ALONE -- Published online 2004 September 4.

24. TELLOS -- Published in 1975 TE MAARAMA, the literary magazine of the Auckland University Students Association. (Auckland, New Zealand) (page 14). Published online 2004 May 21.

25. KAFKA COUNTRY -- Published in 1975 in TE MAARAMA, the literary magazine of the Auckland University Students Association. (Auckland, New Zealand) (page 14). Published online 2004 May 21.

26. THE FACE FEARFUL -- Published in CRACCUM 1976 September 10. Published online 2003 July 18.

27. THRENODY -- Published in CRACCUM 1977 June 5. Published online 2003 December 13.

28. TEST PATTERN -- Published CRACCUM 1979 April 10. Published online 2003 March 21.

29. SNAILS -- Published online 2003 July 19.

30. LEVITATIONAL HEDGEHOGS -- Published online 2004 May 05.

31. LEASHPET -- Published online 2004 May 10.

32. SPAM -- Published online 2003 October 11.

33. LILITH -- Published online 2004 January 3.

34. PETITION FOR A FLAT EARTH -- Published online 2003 July 19.

35. COMING INTO HARBOUR -- Published online 2003 July 18.

36. MEMORY FLIGHT -- Published in an early version entitled GULL FLIGHT in CRACCUM, 1976 June 8. The present revised and heavily reworked version was published online 2003 July 05. The original version was written about what is; the revised version, about what was, what used to be.

37. TONGA -- Published online 2003 July 19.

38. CAMOUFLAGE -- Published in CRACCUM 1979 April 10. Published online 2003 March 21.

39. A MANTRA -- Published in CRACCUM 1979 March 26. Published online 1979 March 26.

40. THIS IS A PISTOL -- Published in 1978 in BRIGHT BUT INVISIBLE, a literary magazine produced by the Auckland University Students Association. (Ed. Jeremy Bartlett)(Auckland, New Zealand) (page 44). Published online 2004 February 15.

41. THE DRAFTING OF ODYSSEUS -- Published online 2003 April 17.

42. THE DEATH OF PATROCLUS -- Published online 2003 March 19.

43. THE DEATH OF ACHILLES -- Published online 2004 January 31.

44. WOUNDED, NOT YET DEAD -- Published online 2003 March 19.

45. WAVES -- Published online 2003 April 17.

46. ODYSSEUS ON DELOS -- Published online 2003 April 17.

47. THE DEATH OF NESTOR -- Published in ICARUS ASCENDING No. #1 Fall/Winter 2000-2001 (ed. Deborah Shepard)(Cazenovia, United States) (page 12).

48. I REMEMBER -- Published in CRACCUM in 1986. Published online 2002.

49. NAGASAKI -- Published online 2005 May 7.

50. SEX METAL -- Published online 2003 March 2.

51. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WAR -- Published online 2003 April 7.

52. MOZART THE FISH -- Published online 2003 September 21.

53. BIRTH ON PLANET GRAVITY -- Published online on 2004 May 6.

54. BREASTFEEDING -- Published online 2004 April 29.

55. DEATH -- Published online 2004 November 20.

56. CANCER -- Published in the medical memoir CANCER PATIENT in 2005.

57. AFTER I WAS DIAGNOSED -- Published in the medical memoir CANCER PATIENT in 2005.

58. TWELVE HOURS DISTANT -- Published online 2005 May 11.

59. CANCER PATIENT -- Published in the medical memoir CANCER PATIENT in 2005.

60. ARC OF LIGHT -- Published online 2005 May 7.

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