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Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Raukkan and Other Poems
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Margaret closes her eyes to remember a childhood in South Australia's stunning lagoon country, the Coorong. Sit with her under the Gossip Tree. A lyrical tapestry of the life of a remarkable poet.(Source: Magabala Books)

Notes

  • This has been listed in some bibliographies in its manuscript form as 'The Rainbow Collection'.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,:Magabala Books , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Coorongi"Sweet, bitter memories of yester years", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 1)
Memory Booki"I wander back down memory lane,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 3)
The Storytelleri"I had an uncle when I was a kid,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry humour (p. 4)
Lambing Timei"I was travelling alone on a train one day", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry satire (p. 5)
Double Standardsi"I lived with people as a child", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 6)
Big Sisteri"I can remember back to when", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Feelingsi"What are feelings? Feelings are things you don't show,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Christmasi"I thought the end of the world was near,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 11)
Civilisedi"I don't believe you, people say to me,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 12)
As I Ami"Can you accept me as I am", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 13)
Hendall Rankinei"Last Uncle left on my mother's side,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 14)
Michael Johni"I remember well the day you were born.", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 15)
To My Childreni"Do you realise you are part of my soul,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Drumsticksi"Christmas dinner and the kids looked glum,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 18)
My Loti"Have you ever had a dreadful day", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry humour (p. 19-20)
King Gunnadoo : The Australian Housewife's Lamenti"The history books are full of men", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry (p. 21-22)
First Lovei"Can you remember back to what", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry humour (p. 23)
The Matchmakeri"Three brothers, Billy, Jack and Clyde,", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry humour (p. 24)
Problemsi"I have a problem when shopping in town", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry humour (p. 25)
Oh Mirrori"Mirror hanging on my wall", Margaret Brusnahan , single work poetry satire (p. 26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 1992 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Magabala Books
      Extent: 49p.
      Note/s:
      • Publisher received funding from ATSIC.
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 1875641009 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Good Intentions Don't Necessarily Make Good Poetry Andrew Burke , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , February/March vol. 8 no. 2 & 3 1993; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Raukkan and Other Poems Margaret Brusnahan , 1992 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Graham Rowlands , 1992 selected work poetry ; Replies to the Questionnaire on Love Kevin Brophy , 1992 selected work poetry
Documentation of Australia's People : Variety in Autobiography Rosanne Dingli , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Northern Perspective , Wet Season vol. 16 no. 2 1993; (p. 134-140)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Raukkan and Other Poems Margaret Brusnahan , 1992 selected work poetry ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography ; Inside Outside : Life Between Two Worlds A. P. Riemer , 1992 single work autobiography
Good Intentions Don't Necessarily Make Good Poetry Andrew Burke , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , February/March vol. 8 no. 2 & 3 1993; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Raukkan and Other Poems Margaret Brusnahan , 1992 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Graham Rowlands , 1992 selected work poetry ; Replies to the Questionnaire on Love Kevin Brophy , 1992 selected work poetry
Documentation of Australia's People : Variety in Autobiography Rosanne Dingli , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Northern Perspective , Wet Season vol. 16 no. 2 1993; (p. 134-140)

— Review of Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1992 selected work poetry prose extract ; Raukkan and Other Poems Margaret Brusnahan , 1992 selected work poetry ; Wards of the State : An Autobiographical Novella Robert Adamson , 1992 selected work short story poetry autobiography ; Inside Outside : Life Between Two Worlds A. P. Riemer , 1992 single work autobiography
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