Understand, Old One single work   poetry   "Understand, old one,"
First known date: 1966 Issue Details: First known date: 1966 1966
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Notes

  • Author note: This came after I had visited an old native burial ground not far from Brisbane, where University people were excavating bones and had invited me along. I wrote it down at once while impressions were still fresh.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Dawn Is at Hand Kath Walker , Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1966 Z195819 1966 selected work poetry

    'Through her poems, Kath Walker communicates the frustrations of Aborigines in the white world; her poems are brilliant and original.' (Source: GoodReads website)

    Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1966
    pg. 30-31
  • Appears in:
    y A Book of Australian Verse Judith Wright (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1956 Z565053 1956 anthology poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1968 pg. 257-258
  • Appears in:
    y My People : A Kath Walker Collection Kath Walker , Milton : Jacaranda Press , 1970 Z1325109 1970 selected work poetry essay

    'Oodgeroo's writing is often a provocative and passionate plea for justice. My People is a collection of poetry and prose and a reminder of Oodgeroo's contribution to indigenous culture and the journey to reconciliation.' (Source: Reading Australia website)

    Milton : Jacaranda Press , 1970
    pg. 68-69
  • Appears in:
    y My Country : Australian Poetry and Short Stories, Two Hundred Years Leonie Kramer (editor), Sydney : Lansdowne , 1985 Z1067493 1985 anthology poetry short story Sydney : Lansdowne , 1985 pg. 553
  • Appears in:
    y My People : A Kath Walker Collection Kath Walker , Milton : Jacaranda Press , 1970 Z1325109 1970 selected work poetry essay

    'Oodgeroo's writing is often a provocative and passionate plea for justice. My People is a collection of poetry and prose and a reminder of Oodgeroo's contribution to indigenous culture and the journey to reconciliation.' (Source: Reading Australia website)

    Milton : John Wiley and Sons , 2007
    pg. 66-67
  • Appears in:
    y I Am Proud and Other Poems Oodgeroo Noonuccal , Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2010 Z1824441 2010 selected work poetry Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2010 pg. 2-3

Works about this Work

The Poetry : An Appreciation Judith Wright , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Oodgeroo 1994; (p. 163-183)
The Poetry : An Appreciation Judith Wright , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Oodgeroo 1994; (p. 163-183)
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