Singing the Knees (the Emu Totem) single work   poetry   "Be strong, little knees, be strong!"
Alternative title: Singing the Knees : The Emu Ceremony; Singing the Knees (The Emu Ceremony)
Issue Details: First known date: 1942 1942
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin Papers vol. 1 no. 9 June 1942 Z594659 1942 periodical issue 1942 pg. 6
  • Appears in:
    y Fourteen Men : Verses Mary Gilmore , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1954 Z81585 1954 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1954 pg. 71 - 2
    Note: With Title: Singing the Knees (The Emu Ceremony); with first line: Be strong, be strong, little knees!
  • Appears in:
    y The Boomerang Book of Australian Poetry Enid Moodie Heddle (editor), Melbourne : Longmans, Green , 1956 Z380628 1956 anthology poetry children's Melbourne : Longmans, Green , 1956 pg. 140
    Note: With first line: Be strong, be strong, little knees!
  • Appears in:
    y Emu Stew : An Illustrated Collection of Stories and Poems for Children Patricia Wrightson (editor), Ringwood Harmondsworth : Kestrel , 1976 Z836757 1976 anthology poetry children's fiction children's Ringwood Harmondsworth : Kestrel , 1976 pg. 32
    Note: Illustrated in this publication by Izydor Marmur; Titled: Singing the Knees : The Emu Ceremony.
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