Song of the Crestfallen Pigeon single work   poetry   "The pigeon on my window-sill"
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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  • Appears in:
    y Quadrant vol. 51 no. 6 June 2007 Z1392336 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 47
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Humorous Writing Steve Vizard (editor), Andrew O'Keefe (editor), Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2008 Z1537916 2008 anthology prose humour Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2008 pg. 21-22
  • Appears in:
    y The Quadrant Book of Poetry 2001-2010 Les Murray (editor), Balmain : Quadrant Books , 2012 Z1847370 2012 anthology poetry '"It has been known for decades", Les Murray writes in his introduction to this collection, "that poets who might fear relegation or professional sabotage from the critical consensus of our culture have a welcome and a refuge in Quadrant—but only if they write well."

    From the second decade of his twenty years as literary editor of Quadrant, Les Murray here presents a selection of the best verse he published between 2001 and 2010.

    It is a prodigious body of work: 487 poems by 169 authors.

    These days, he observes, when poetic values are increasingly being seen as real enrichment, readers are turning to the few journals that nurture them:

    "At a time of such turn-about in the life of magazines, a Quadrant anthology seems well overdue."' (Publisher's blurb)
    Balmain : Quadrant Books , 2012
    pg. 168
  • Appears in:
    y Still Life and Other Poems Suzanne Edgar , Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2012 Z1905361 2012 selected work poetry Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2012 pg. 15
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