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Bob Orr


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Bob Orr Select Bibliography


 

BOOKS

Blue Footpaths. London: Amphedesma, 1971. Cover drawing by Raplh Hotere.

Poems For Moira. Wellington: Hawk Press, 1979.

Cargo. Wellington: Voice Press, 1983.

Red Trees. Auckland: Auckland UP, 1985. Illustrations by Rodney Fumpston.

Breeze, Auckland: Auckland UP, 1991.

Valparaiso. Auckland: Auckland UP, 2002.

 

POEMS PUBLISHED 1968-2002

‘no. 3,’ Craccum Literary Supplement (29 April 1968).

‘Poem,’ ‘Metaphor,’ ‘Autumn,’ ‘Cold Mirrors,’ Arts Festival Yearbook 1969, ed. Bill Manhire and John Dickson: 39-40.

‘After,’ Freed 2 (1970): 10.

‘Poem for Bob Dylan,’ ‘Sailors’ Song,’ Freed 3 (1970): 15.

‘Poem,’ ‘Pick Up,’ ‘Last Poem,’ ‘Journey,’ ‘Days & Nites,’ ‘Sandals,’ Freed 4 (June 1971): 7.

‘Baudelaire’s Scarf,’ ‘The Quarry,’ ‘Poem,’ ‘Experiences,’ ‘Definition,’ ‘Wallflowers,’ ‘The X,’ Blue Footpaths. London: Amphedesma, 1971.

‘Sonnets from the Land: 1, 2, 3, 17, 21,’ Islands 2 (Summer 1972): 137, 138.

From ‘sonnets from the land : 7. 10, 12, 13,’ A Charlatan’s Mosaic, ed. Stephen Chan and Elizabeth Wilson (NZ Universities Literary Yearbook 1972): [n,p,].

‘behind the wall,’ ‘prison days,’ Freed 5 (1972): 20, 21.

‘Poem for Pam,’ ‘Then & Now,’ ‘This Season,’ Islands 5 (Spring 1973): 282-84.

‘On Out,’ Mate 22 (1973): 34-35.

[Contributor’s statement], ‘Poem for Ezra,’ ‘Blue Ride,’ ‘Then and Now,’ ‘Days & Nites,’ ‘On Out,’ ‘The Web,’ ‘Sandals,’ ‘Sonnet from the Land No. 3,’ ‘Sonnet from the Land No. 7,’ in The Young New Zealand Poets, ed. Arthur Baysting, Auckland: Heinemann, 1973: 154-61.

‘Lullaby 1,’ ‘For Pamela,’ Islands 11 (Autumn 1975): 41-42.

‘Capricorn song for Ezra,’ NZPPTA Journal (July 1979): 35.

‘Parable,’ Islands 26 (August 1979): 405-06.

‘From the Rooftop,’ ‘Sorcery,’ Islands 30 (October 1980): 212-13

‘Here,’ ‘Parable,’ in The Penguin Book of New Zealand Verse, ed. Ian Wedde and Harvey McQueen. Auckland: Penguin, 1985: 511-12.

‘Full Circle: Yellow Ocean,’ Islands 38 (December 1987): 141,178

‘Signatures,’ The Reason,’ ‘Flight,’ in The Caxton Press Anthology of New Zealand Poetry 1972-1986, ed. Mark Williams. Christchuch: Caxton, 1987: 140-41.

‘Cabbage Tree . . . Three Lamps,’ ‘Thelonious Monk Piano,’ Rambling Jack 3 (1987).

‘Cabbage Tree . . . Three Lamps,’ Metro 86 (August 1988): 47.

‘City Life: Short Takes: City Walls,’ Metro 91 (January 1989): 38.

‘City Life: Jack London,’ Metro 102 (December 1989): 49.

‘Bay of Plenty,’ Listener (21 January 1989): 7.

‘Akarana anthem,’ Listener (22 January 1990): 132.

‘Cargo,’ ‘Thelonious Monk Piano,’ ‘Sugar Boat,’ Return,’ in The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry, ed. Miriama Evans, Harvey McQueen and Ian Wedde. Auckland; Penguin, 1989: 373-78.

‘A Bus Stop by the Sea,’ ‘The Great South Road,’ Poetry New Zealand 4 (1991): 35-37.

‘Flying Fish,’ Metro 116 (February 1991): 45.

‘Rolling Home,’ Metro 121 (July 1991): 136.

‘Child’s Play,’ Printout 1 (November 1991): 44-45.

‘Creosote,’ Landfall 180 (Hamilton Hometown) (December 1991): 452-53.

'Morepork,' Vital Writing 3 (1991-92): 75-78.

'Beaumont Street,' Metro 127 (January 1992): 153.

'Taking Sights,' Printout 2 (April 1992): 14-15.

'Blueprint for a Sea Captain,' Printout 4 (February 1993): 10-13.

‘Container Terminal,’ Metro 141 (March 1993): 100-108

‘Thelonious Monk Piano," in 100 New Zealand Poems, ed. Bill Manhire. Auckland: Godwit, 1993: 75.

'Bream Bay;’ ‘One summer,’ ‘Waiheke,' Poetry New Zealand 8 (1994): 45-47.

‘Poem for my Mother,' Quote Unquote 8 (January/February 1994): 24.

'Pasternak's Angel,' Sport 13 (Spring 1994): 112-13.

‘Shift,’ ‘Ariel,’ in My Heart Goes Swimming: New Zealand Love Poems, ed. Jenny Bornholdt and Gregory O’Brien. Auckland: Godwit, 1996: 21, 49.

‘Love Poem,’ ‘Container Terminal,’ ‘My Grandmother’s Funeral,’ ‘My Father’s Bomber Jacket,’ An Anthology of New Zealand Poetry in English, ed. Jenny Bornholdt, Gregory O’Brien and Mark Williams. Auckland: Oxford UP, 1997: 199-200.

'Squid,' Listener  (6 September 1997): 47.

'Pablo Neruda,' Listener (11 July 1998): 44.

‘Baudelaire’s Scarf,’ ‘The X,’ ‘Experiences,’ ‘On Out, ’in Big Smoke: New Zealand Poems 1960-1975, ed. Alan Brunton, Murray Edmond and Michele Leggott. Auckland: Auckland UP, 2000: 187-90, 246-48.

‘Love Poem,’ ‘Signatures,’ ‘Sugar Boat,’ in New Zealand Love Poems, ed. Lauris Edmond. Auckland: Oxford UP, 2000: 23, 136, 171.

‘A Song from the Sea,’ Listener (15 January 2000): 45.

‘The Names of Rivers,’ Listener (29 April 2000): 46.

‘Sugar Cane Sax,’ in 'The Pleasures of Poetry,' Listener (1 July 2000):.42-44. Four poets choose a favourite NZ poem; Roma Potiki selects Bob Orr.

‘Sugar Cane Sax,’ ‘Zuckerrohrsax’ trans. Olaf Schenk, in Die Welt über dem Wasserspiegel: Berliner Anthologie (The World over the Water Mirror: A Berlin Anthology), ed. Ulrich Schreiber Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2001: 148-51. See AU Voyager entry

Welt über dem Wasserspiegel : Berliner Anthologie / betrachtet und eingeleitet von Joachim Sartorius ; herausgegeben von Ulrich Schreiber.

‘My Father’s Bomber Jacket,’ ‘Container Terminal,’ in Essential New Zealand Poems, ed. Lauris Edmond and Bill Sewell. Auckland: Godwit, 2001: 192-93.

‘Fairfield Bridge – for Murray Edmond,’ Sport 25 (Spring 2000): 100.

’The Tyre Shop,’ ‘An Elephant on K Rd,’ Sport 27 (Spring 2001); The Tyre Shop (Best NZ Poems 2001).

‘The Black Ship,’ Listener (5 May 2001): 63.

‘From a Bridge,’ Listener (30 June 2001): 62.

‘The Ghost of RAK Mason,’ Listener (15 December 2001): 61.

‘Rimbaud in Mt Wellington – for Mark Young,’ Metro 247 (January 2002): 93.

 

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