Old Men are Facts : The Ship's Graveyard, Risdon, Tasmania single work   poetry   "When I was a boy I heard the sea upstairs in a shell."
  • Author: Vivian Smith http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/smith-vivian
Issue Details: First known date: 1953 1953
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 74 no. 3841 23 September 1953 Z601475 1953 periodical issue 1953 pg. 23
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry 1954 Ronald McCuaig (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1954 Z97654 1954 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1954 pg. 69-70
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    y The Other Meaning Vivian Smith , Sydney : Lyre Bird Writers , 1956 Z499983 1956 selected work poetry Sydney : Lyre Bird Writers , 1956 pg. 1
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    y New Land, New Language : An Anthology of Australian Verse Judith Wright , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1957 Z560909 1957 anthology poetry

    'Poetry in themes - Pioneering - Convicts and bushrangers - Birds and animals - Towns and people - War - Youth - Time and eternity - Thought and personality.' (Source: WorldCat website)

    Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1957
    pg. 134-135
    Note:

    With title: Old Men Are Facts

    epitaph: The Ships' Graveyard, Risdon.

  • Appears in:
    y Tide Country Vivian Smith , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 Z498629 1982 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 pg. 10
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    y Selected Poems Vivian Smith , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 Z262649 1985 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 5
  • Appears in:
    y New Selected Poems Vivian Smith , Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1995 Z543258 1995 selected work poetry Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1995 pg. 4-5
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