The Tank single work   poetry   "Where once the grey scrub's finches cried with thin"
Issue Details: First known date: 1951 1951
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 72 no. 3743 7 November 1951 Z624070 1951 periodical issue 1951 pg. 2 Section: The Red Page
    Note: Variant title appears in The Bulletin
  • Appears in:
    y Australia Writes : An Anthology T. Inglis Moore (editor), Melbourne : Cheshire , 1953 Z407334 1953 anthology poetry short story prose criticism Melbourne : Cheshire , 1953 pg. 93-94 Section: Deserts, Flowers, Stones and Trees
    Note: With title: Nomads
  • Appears in:
    y Modern Australian Verse Douglas Stewart (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1964 Z390812 1964 anthology poetry Editor's Introduction: The anthology covers 'from 1930 onwards'... And, lastly, of course, an anthology of this kind should attempt to give as wide a picture as possible, consistent with quality, of Australian poetry in the period. That I have certainly tried to do; but without losing sight of the principle that it should be enjoyable. ... Douglas Stewart (q.v.) (xxi-xxxv). Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1964 pg. 88
  • Appears in:
    y Australia Fair : Poems and Paintings Douglas Stewart (editor), Sydney : Ure Smith , 1974 Z392157 1974 anthology poetry Sydney : Ure Smith , 1974 pg. 48
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems (1944-1982) Roland Robinson , Anthony J. Bennett (editor), Michael Sharkey (editor), Armidale : Kardoorair Press , 1983 Z422080 1983 selected work poetry Armidale : Kardoorair Press , 1983 pg. 35
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems Roland Robinson , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 Z213418 1989 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 pg. 20
  • Appears in:
    y Fivefathers : Five Australian Poets of the Pre-Academic Era Les Murray (editor), Manchester : Carcanet , 1994 Z276076 1994 anthology poetry Manchester : Carcanet , 1994 pg. 70
Alternative title: Nomads
First line of verse: "From nowhere to the fettlers' sunken water tank"
Last amended 17 Nov 2010 13:40:45
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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