We Took the Storms to Bed single work   poetry   "We took the storms to bed at night"
Is part of Songs for the Married Ear David Campbell 1959 sequence poetry
  • Author: David Campbell http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/campbell-david
Issue Details: First known date: 1959 1959
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  • Third poem in the sequence 'Songs for the Married Ear'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Minor title variations appear in texts.
  • Appears in:
    y Southerly vol. 20 no. 2 1959 Z588991 1959 periodical issue 1959 pg. 75
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems David Campbell , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1978 Z102109 1978 selected work poetry war literature North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1978 pg. 53
  • 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. 512
  • Appears in:
    y Collected Poems David Campbell , Leonie Kramer (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 Z491279 1989 collected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 pg. 67-68
  • Appears in:
    y The Oxford Book of Australian Love Poems Jennifer Strauss (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 Z203381 1993 anthology poetry war literature satire humour romance Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 pg. 102
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 216-217
    Note: Titled: We Took the Storms to Bed.
  • Appears in:
    y Hardening of the Light : Selected Poems David Campbell , Philip Mead (editor), Charnwood : Indigo , 2006 Z1326792 2006 selected work poetry Charnwood : Indigo , 2006 pg. 60
  • Appears in:
    y The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry John Leonard (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1674214 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 16 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 274
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