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The art I made in the eighteen months after arriving in Alice Springs was surrealist, symbolic images about the tensions I had felt in coming to terms with the land's somnambulant boniness.
The third leg of their clumsy triangle was, like both Ian and Uncle, tall and slender, with a boniness that Ian found unattractive.
At the head of this fantastic procession of grotesque colonial types is Kurtz, whose distinction is suggested in part by his boniness.
Her body pressed into my side for an instant, and my hand on her waist encountered the boniness of stays.