Singing at Night sequence   poetry   "This dust I walk upon he might"
  • Author: Caroline Caddy http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/caddy-caroline
Issue Details: First known date: 1977 1977
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Notes

  • This poem sequence consists of eight parts. There are considerable and significant differences between the 1977 and 1980 versions of most of the poems. The versions of For My Grandfather and Ruabon / Resettlement - Ruabon are distinctly different.

Includes

Ruabon i "I went there once.", Caroline Caddy , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Singing at Night 1980; (p. 6) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 16)
For My Grandfather (1888-1956) i "Too many years of being told", Caroline Caddy , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Singing at Night 1980; (p. 1) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 13)
For my Grandmother (1900-1963) i "How difficult it must have been,", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 52-53) Singing at Night 1980; (p. 8) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 17)
Contracts - Glen Forrest Contracts i ""Making a go" of orchards in the hills", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 52) Singing at Night 1980; (p. 7) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 17)
Resettlement - Ruabon i "The insistent lowing of the cows", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 51-52)
Bencubbin 1933 i "It was the rabbits in the end;", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 51) Singing at Night 1980; (p. 5) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 15-16)
After Harvest i "There is a loneliness that a lifetime", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 50) Singing at Night 1980; (p. 4) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 15)
Sounds - Bencubbin i "She was sound, her hands sang all they did;", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 50) Singing at Night 1980; (p. 2) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 14)
Singing at Night i "She used to sing in bed at night, my mother told me;", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 49) Singing at Night 1980; (p. 2) Esperance : New and Selected Poems 2007; (p. 13-14)
For my Grandfather (1888-1956) i "This dust I walk upon he might", Caroline Caddy , 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seven Poets : The Winning Entries to the Artlook/Shell Literary Award, 1977 1977; (p. 49)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First line of verse: "Too many years of being told"
  • Appears in:
    y Singing at Night Caroline Caddy , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1980 Z668581 1980 selected work poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1980 pg. 1-8
    Note: Although the titles are unchanged, a number of the sequence poems in this publication are considerably and significantly different to that of the 1977 publication.
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