The Rime of the Ancient Cricketer single work   poetry   "Three times the batsman swung and missed;"
  • Author: Jamie Grant http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/grant-jamie
Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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Alternative title: The Rime of the Ancient Cricketer
  • Appears in:
    y Skywriting Poems 1985-1988 Jamie Grant , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 Z187542 1989 selected work poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1989 pg. 15
  • Appears in:
    y The Flight of the Emu : Contemporary Light Verse Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1990 Z536708 1990 anthology poetry humour satire North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1990 pg. 55
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 pg. 850
    Note: With first line: The first two balls he swung and missed;
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