Evergreen single work   poetry   "My father was a mighty man"
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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  • Appears in:
    y Identity vol. 2 no. 6 October 1975 Z823104 1975 periodical issue 1975 pg. 25
  • Appears in:
    y John Pat and Other Poems Jack Davis , Ferntree Gully : J. M. Dent , 1988 Z193231 1988 selected work poetry 'This...volume of poems takes up many of the themes and concerns found in his earlier work. Whether describing a bush creature with gentle irony and a twinkle in his pen, observing the mysteries of human behaviour, evoking with lyrical grace the Aboriginal love of land, or reaching out for mutual understanding across barriers of prejudice and ignorance, these poems speak simply and openly, sometimes poignantly, always with sincerity and a delight in language'. (Source: back cover, 1988 edition) Ferntree Gully : J. M. Dent , 1988 pg. 13
  • Appears in:
    y Margins : A West Coast Selection of Poetry 1829-1988 William Grono (editor), Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1988 Z141535 1988 anthology poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1988 pg. 240-241

Works about this Work

The Life and Works of Jack Davis Mark Cain (interviewer), 1987 single work interview
— Appears in: Us Fellas : An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing 1987; (p. 176-191)
The Life and Works of Jack Davis Mark Cain (interviewer), 1987 single work interview
— Appears in: Us Fellas : An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing 1987; (p. 176-191)
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