Country Observed sequence   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1970 1970
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Centralian Sandhill i "Draining the lurid sun", Colin Thiele , 1944 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1944 1944; (p. 61) Splinters and Shards : Poems 1945; (p. 8) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 110)
Hit and Run i "They said he was done for - broken spine and all -", Colin Thiele , 1970 single work poetry
— Appears in: Selected Verse 1970; (p. 108-109)
Country Schoolboy i "He pads the road with barefoot, swagman steps,", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 39) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 107)
September Morning i "The wattle was busy hanging the face of a cutting", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 52) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 104)
Princes Highway, with Showers i "Like a low-flying bird in the swift rush of flight -", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 53) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 103)
Thanksgiving for Water i "And we give thanks exceedingly for water!", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 49) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 102)
The Carob Tree i "Grave against the August sky", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 51) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 101)
Shark i "Stay, look! As one the rowers freeze,", Colin Thiele , 1970 single work poetry
— Appears in: Selected Verse 1970; (p. 100)
The Trapped Rabbit i "A moment ago you said, with your eye,", Colin Thiele , 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1950 1950; (p. 15) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 99)
Fishing i "Fishing near Port Lincoln", Colin Thiele , 1948 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1948 1948; (p. 31-32) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 96-97)
Winter Day i "With Winter's day a cone of steel -", Colin Thiele , 1970 single work poetry
— Appears in: Selected Verse 1970; (p. 95)
Spring Rain Spring Shower i "An army of raindrops went marching up the road", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 50) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 91)
Yaccas i "At night the yaccas stride in keen black files", Colin Thiele , 1943-1948 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1948 1948; (p. 29) New Song in an Old Land 1954; (p. 99) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 91)
The Seven Hills i "These, with backs braced in their powerful stoop:", Colin Thiele , 1946 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1946 1946; (p. 59) Australia Writes : An Anthology 1953; (p. 258-9) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 90)
Portrait from Yardea i "Look at this land, lean and leathery,", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 8) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 89)
Flying the Bight i "Imperturbable and dour", Colin Thiele , 1966 single work poetry
— Appears in: In Charcoal and Conte 1966; (p. 60) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 86)
Sturt Creek i "The creek, on holiday, skittered and shook", Colin Thiele , 1957 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 18 no. 2 1957; (p. 102-103) Southern Festival : A Collection of South Australian Writing 1960; (p. 74-75) Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 17) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 84)
Below Goolwa i "Below Goolwa, in a world of reeds and wide water,", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 12-13) Australian Poets Speak 1961; (p. 140-141) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 81-82)
Spencer Gulf Jetty i "I have seen a strange old reptile,", Colin Thiele , 1947 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1947 1947; (p. 30-31) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 93-94)
Kapunda Morning i "Morning drains, between the hills,", Colin Thiele , 1956 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 31 October vol. 77 no. 4003 1956; (p. 13) Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 55) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 105)
The Mushroomer i "Over the brow of the hill the mushroomer, walking,", Colin Thiele , 1954 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 4 August vol. 75 no. 3886 1954; (p. 12) The Boomerang Book of Australian Poetry 1956; (p. 117) The Penguin Book of Australian Verse 1958; (p. 251-252) Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 7) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 77) Can I Call You Colin? : The Authorised Biography of Colin Thiele 2004; (p. 147)
Fisherman, Moonlight Bay i "Here, where the land lies drowsing, face-downward,", Colin Thiele , 1954 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 7 July vol. 75 no. 3882 1954; (p. 12) Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 11) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 88)
Swagman Day i "Day, gone, lights his camp-fire in the west -", Colin Thiele , 1948 single work poetry
— Appears in: Jindyworobak Anthology, 1948 1948; (p. 30) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 92) The Jindyworobaks 1979; (p. 186-187)
Murray Mouth i "So this is where it ends at last!", Colin Thiele , 1960 single work poetry
— Appears in: Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 14) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 83) My Country : Australian Poetry and Short Stories, Two Hundred Years 1985; (p. 556) The Independent Weekly , 24-30 June no. 90 2006; (p. 2)
Aircraft, Landing i "The landscape, suspended from our loins,", Colin Thiele , 1970 single work poetry
— Appears in: Selected Verse 1970; (p. 87) This World : An Anthology of Poetry for Young People 1976; (p. 131)
Middleback Range i "Crouching with bellies flat on the vast plain -", Colin Thiele , 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 4 January vol. 71 no. 3647 1950; (p. 12) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 98)
On a Lithograph of Grandpa's Four-Poster The Old Family Four-Poster; On a Lithograph of an Old Four-Poster i "At night the farmyard shadows jerked with fright,", Colin Thiele , 1961 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Letters , June vol. 3 no. 4 1961; (p. 39) In Charcoal and Conte 1966; (p. 59-60) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 85)
The Ruin i "Here was a fruitful hour, a harvest, and grist", Colin Thiele , 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 9 no. 4 1950; (p. 263) Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 38) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 106)
Tree at the Tin-Hut Camp i "All night long the tree's agony", Colin Thiele , 1957 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 18 no. 4 1957; (p. 191) Man in a Landscape 1960; (p. 4) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 78)
Up-Country Pubs i "Each four-square limestone monument", Colin Thiele , 1962 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October vol. 1 no. 12 1962; (p. 154) Australian Poetry 1963 1963; (p. 12-13) In Charcoal and Conte 1966; (p. 24-25) Selected Verse 1970; (p. 79-80) The Penguin Book of Australian Verse 1972; (p. 317-318) The Penguin Book of Australian Humorous Verse 1984; (p. 36-37)

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    y Selected Verse Colin Thiele , Adelaide : Rigby , 1970 Z223194 1970 selected work poetry drama Adelaide : Rigby , 1970 pg. 77-110
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